INDEPENDENT (UK) – A customer shot a Waffle House waitress dead after she told him to put out his cigarette.
Mississippi police say Johnny Max Mount shot 52-year-old Julia Brightwell in the head with a 9mm handgun at the chain restaurant in Biloxi.
She was taken to nearby Merit Health Biloxi hospital, but died a short time later.
Mount, 45, from Biloxi has been charged with first degree murder and is held on a $2m bond.
Biloxi Police Sergeant Donnie Dobbs said officers arrived at the scene of the shooting shortly after 1am on Friday. They say Mount was inside the restaurant and surrendered without incident.