LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A man who was shot on Friday night in the parking lot of a Lee’s Summit Burger King located at 1399 NE Douglas Street has died of his injuries.
19-year-old Shaquil J. Roland is charged with 2nd degree murder and armed criminal action.
Police identified the victim as Antonio Dennis, 33, of Kansas City, Mo. Family told FOX 4 Dennis adopted Roland several years ago.
Abby Holden, the victim's cousin, said the two had been fighting about a car and she believes that's what lead up to the shooting. She said Dennis had just bought Roland a car but wouldn't let him drive it until he got his license.
Dennis was rushed to surgery Friday night following the shooting, but was pronounced dead early Saturday.
Holden told FOX 4 Dennis helped get his son a job at Burger King.
Police said Roland fled the scene but was found and arrested a short time later. According to the probable cause statement, Roland went back inside the fast food chain after the shooting and said "sorry" before placing the gun down on the counter.
Roland remains in custody. His bond has been set at $200,000.