NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police are investigating a shooting involving an employee at a Northwest Miami-Dade Burger King.

The shooting took place near a Burger King, located at Northwest 167th Street and 47th Avenue, at around 4 p.m., Thursday.

An employee served up danger to a man who went through the drive-thru. That worker pulled out a gun and pulled the trigger. 

“She ran out towards the car, she pulled out the gun and started shooting,” said Burger King manager Tierra Crittenten. 

“She just opened up,” said Kevin, a witness. 

It was super-sized shock at a Northwest Miami-Dade Burger King.

“I was getting a hamburger,” said Kevin.

Only giving his first name, Kevin came for fast food but left with a story about the raging Burger King employee.  

“Four or five shots. Pretty nuts, actually,” said Kevin. 

“It was just something very crazy to see,” said Crittenten. 

Crittenten is the manager of the Burger King where the shooting took place.

“My first reaction was just to get everybody inside and lock the doors up,” said Crittenten.  

The shooting started when witnesses said the employee argued with a man in his car who was in the drive-thru.

“She started jumping up and down, ran outside and started shooting at him,” said Kevin. “He took off after that and then she got in her car and followed him.”

Miami-Dade Police officers said they caught up with the employee and took her into custody but wouldn’t give further details.

A little more than a mile away from the Burger King, police were seen outside the home of the woman they said fired those shots.

The family confirmed officers arrived and arrested 30-year-old Shateasha Hicks. They said she arrived home after 4:30 p.m., in her Camaro, which officers had towed away.

A woman, who said she’s Hicks’ mother, told 7News her daughter said the incident all started when a man threw mayonnaise at her from the drive-thru.

“It’s pretty scary,” said Kevin. 

Instead of grabbing a quick burger, Kevin stuck around to be interviewed by officers and media personnel.

“Why do I keep coming to Miami every week?” said Kevin.

A Burger King spokesperson released the following statement:

“We are horrified to learn of the events that unfolded at this location. This unacceptable behavior does not align with our brand values of safety and security.”

The family told 7News that Hicks’ guardian would not allow police into the property unless they can produce a search warrant.

Hicks and her guardian, Bobie Gardner, are in police custody.

Gardner was charged with resisting an officer without violence to his person.

On Friday morning, the Camaro was back outside Hicks’ residence.

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