ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man is dead and a teenager is in custody after a shooting over a cheeseburger.
The victim is 26-year-old Carl Sharp. The name of the 16-year-old suspect has not been released.
Sharp returned home around 12:30 a.m. Sunday after purchasing three cheeseburgers at a Rally's restaurant, police said. The suspect apparently became angry because he had requested two burgers, not three, and an argument began.
The men ate the sandwiches and the suspect left. A short time later, police say the teen returned and shot Sharp three times. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 16-year-old fled the scene on a bicycle and was taken into custody Sunday afternoon.
Sharp was a recent college graduate who is survived by his wife and two children.