The man who was shot and killed in a subway over “too much mayo” had only been working there for three weeks, his family says.
The people who knew Brittany Macon said she was smart, kind, and a hard worker. She had been working for UPS before she started at Subway three weeks ago.
The store owner says that a customer who thought there was “too much mayo” on his sandwich killed one Subway worker and sent another to the hospital.
It happened on Sunday just after 6:30 p.m. on Northside Drive in Atlanta. Brittany Macon, 26, was killed. Her family and the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office have confirmed this.
Macon’s family said that she started working about three weeks ago at the Subway on Northside Drive. She had worked for UPS just before that.
Police say that on Sunday, a man who was 36 years old went into the Subway and shot and killed Macon. Another worker was hurt as well.
The second worker was named by her family as 24-year-old Jada Nicole Statum. Her family said that as of Monday afternoon, she was in very bad shape at the hospital.
Willie Glenn, the owner of the restaurant, said that it all started because a customer thought his sandwich had too much mayonnaise.
“Well-rounded young women who work really hard,” he said. “They were very popular. Every day, they went to work and did their jobs.”
Glenn also said that Statum’s son, who is 5 years old, was in the store with her when it happened.
The family said that Macon and Statum lived together and that Macon loved Statum’s son, who saw the shooting, as her own.
The Atlanta Police Department’s Deputy Chief Charles Hampton said that this could have been stopped.
“Someone couldn’t solve a problem by walking away or talking to just reorder a sandwich, so he took matters into his own hands, and now families are in a lot of trouble,” he said.
Her family also said that she was smart and kind. A month before, she had planned and paid for a big family get-together. That was the last time a lot of her family could see her.
She was a daughter, one of four siblings, a cousin to many people, and she worked hard.
Glenn also said, “I don’t know what the world is coming to.” “Everyone wants to carry a gun and scare someone with it, because it’s scary out there.”
The family said that they were all supposed to be in Savannah on July 4th.
Instead, many family members from Savannah and Arizona who were far away have been flying in since this terrible event.