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Fast food worker shoots at drive-thru customer who complained their meal was missing fries

Stewart Perrie

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Fast food worker shoots at drive-thru customer who complained their meal was missing fries

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Shocking video footage has emerged of the moment a fast food worker pulled a gun on a drive-thru customer.

Anthony Ramos rocked up to a Jack-in-the-Box near Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport back in March 2021.

He had his then-six-year-old daughter and pregnant wife with him in the car at the time.


Ramos ordered a $12.99 Classic Buttery Jack combo meal, however he complained when the food arrived because he said it was missing curly fries.

An argument erupted between Ramos and Jack-in-the-Box employee Alonniea Fantasia Ford.

CCTV footage from the restaurant shows the moment Ford and another fast food staffer throw ice and condiments at Ramos' car.

But things escalated massively when Ford left the drive-thru window and returned with a cocked firearm.


Ford was then seen putting her gun out of the window and firing at least two rounds at Ramos' car.

Ramos sped off from the restaurant to avoid the gunfire and thankfully no one was injured.

The Jack-in-the-Box worker pled guilty to one count of deadly conduct and was sentenced to one year of deferred adjudication, according to Chron.


She completed that sentence in June this year.

The Houston Chronicle reports another person was arrested on 'suspicion of taking Ford's weapon and attempting to hide it from officers'.

The Ramos family has filed a lawsuit against Jack-in-the-Box and accused the fast food chain of neglecting to keep customers safe from dangerous employees.

The legal action was launched last year and Jack-in-the-Box has denied it is responsible for Ford's behavior.


The company said it had 'no control' over what its staff do on a shift and therefore they are 'not legally responsible'.

However, Ramos family lawyer Randall Kallinen has now unearthed the damning video footage from the night of the shooting.

"Jack-in-the-Box needs to do a background check on employees so as not to expose their customers to someone who would attempt to kill them," Kallinen said in a press release.

"These rage cases are getting out of hand in Houston."


The family is seeking $250,000 in damages as a result of the shocking incident and is requesting compensation for their 'therapy and mental anguish'.

Ford has also been named in this lawsuit.

Jack-in-the-Box told UNILAD in a statement: "While we cannot comment on ongoing litigation, we are aware of the situation involving an employee of one of our independent franchisees and remain focused on providing a safe environment for customers and restaurant workers.”

Topics: News, US News, Crime

Stewart Perrie
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