Eddie Louis Smith Wiki – Eddie Louis Smith Biography
Gulfport police arrested a Burger King employee after shooting a customer in the drive-thru lane Thursday night. Police arrested Eddie Louis Smith, 33, and charged him with one count of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a weapon after a felony conviction.
Police say that around 8 p.m. Thursday night, officers were helping a stranded driver near Middle Drive and Highway 49 when they were waved over and told there was a physical altercation around the corner. at Burger King. As they approached the scene, officers heard two shots. They saw Smith on top of the victim.
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Eddie Louis Smith is 85 years old.
During the course of the investigation, detectives say they learned that Smith and the victim had a verbal altercation over the intercom speaker at the drive-thru. Smith, an employee, left the business through the back door. The victim got out of his vehicle and a physical altercation ensued.
Police say that during the physical altercation, Smith recovered a firearm and two shots were fired. One of the bullets struck the victim and another bullet struck Smith’s own hand. Smith and the victim were transported to a local area hospital for treatment. The victim was listed in stable condition.
After receiving treatment, Smith was transported back to the Gulfport Police Department, where it was discovered that he was a convicted felon. Smith was arraigned and transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center to be held in lieu of $300,000 bond set by Judge Nick Patano.