NYC McDonald’s employee’s mother shot over cold fries distraught
The mother of the McDonald’s employee who was shot in the neck during an argument over cold fries told the Post on Wednesday that she was unable to rest as her young son fought to stay urge.
“I’m really not ready for this,” the mother, who did not share her name, said at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn, where her son Matthew Jeremiah Webb has been in critical condition since Monday night’s shooting. .
“I just go back and forth with so many flashes in my mind. My mind is not stable.
Webb’s mother said she feels she needs a “stronger family around me” as she prays for her 23-year-old son and awaits updates.
At the hospital on Wednesday morning, the distraught mother asked a pastor to pray with her son in the hospital room.
“I’m barely resting. I’m so tired, I need to call someone,” the mother said.
She declined to update The Post on her son’s condition, but police said he remained in critical condition as of Wednesday morning.
Webb was working at McDonalds at 1531 Fulton St. in Bed-Stuy on Monday when he was allegedly shot by Michael Morgan, 20, around 7 p.m. on the sidewalk outside the chain.
Morgan, 20, was charged Tuesday night with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon, authorities said. Camellia Dunlap, 18 – Morgan’s girlfriend – was charged with two counts of felony possession of a weapon after admitting to cops that she gave the gun to her boyfriend, sources said. law enforcement.
The alleged shooter came to McDonald’s after his mother, Lisa Fulmore, had a run-in with Webb after being served cold fries.
Fulmore began harassing employees for the fries and when they mocked her for asking to speak to a manager, her son stormed into the restaurant in his mother’s defense, she told the Post in an exclusive interview. At some point, Webb walked out of the restaurant and was then allegedly shot by Morgan.
“My son just says he has to do what he has to do and [victim] came after him and whatever happened, happened,’ Fulmore said.
Police sources noted that the victim was never arrested and there is no indication that he was carrying a weapon when he was shot.
Morgan has been arrested several times before, including for grand larceny in 2019 and assault and robbery in 2018, law enforcement sources said.
Additional reporting by Joe Marino