During the course of the investigation, it was learned that McDonald was allegedly burglarizing a gray Lexus car in the parking lot of this business. One of the employees, armed with a handgun, approached McDonald in the parking lot and attempted to stop him. There was a struggle between the McDonald and the employee. The employee shot him during the struggle. The employee was questioned and later released. There were no other injuries reported. The Lexus car did sustain damage that was consistent with it being burglarized.
The case is still under investigation and the findings will be forwarded to the Hinds County Grand Jury for further action. The identity of the employee is not being disclosed at this time.
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