Man pulls gun on Popeye's employee after store runs out of sandwiches

Posted at 10:24 PM, Sep 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-03 02:58:49-04

HOUSTON — No one was injured when a man pulled a gun on a Popeye's employee who told him the restaurant ran out of chicken sandwiches.

The Houston Police Department confirmed the incident in a Twitter post is published just before 10 p.m. Monday. That incident, police say, happened at a Popeye's location in the city's southeaster section on 7100 Scott Street.

According to KTRK, a group of people--two women, three men, and a baby--stormed the restaurant's front doors after a a drive-thru employee told them they didn't have any more chicken sandwiches. A man in that group brandished a gun during the incident. An employee was able to lock the group out of the restaurant.

The group eventually gave up and left the scene in an SUV.