Waffle House employee shot dead after telling customer not to smoke
BILOXI, Miss. — An argument over a cigarette led to a murder at a Mississippi Waffle House early Friday morning.
Biloxi police told WLOX it happened around 1 a.m. at the Waffle House on Highway 90.
The fight started when 45-year-old Johnny Mount refused to put out the cigarette he was smoking in the restaurant.
Police say Mount pulled out a gun and shot the employee who asked him to put the cigarette out.
The 52-year-old woman was rushed to Merit Health Biloxi, where she died from a gunshot wound to the head.
Mount was charged with murder and is being held in on a $2 million bond.