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Florida man fatally shot at Waffle House after argument

Posted at 2:01 PM, Apr 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-07 14:02:58-04

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a 41-year-old man was fatally shot after he got into an argument with a man at a restaurant.

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office says Craig Brewer was shot and killed early Sunday at a Waffle House restaurant in Gainesville, Florida, located about four miles from the University of Florida campus.

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The sheriff’s office says 25-year-old Ezekiel Hicks got into an argument with Brewer inside the restaurant, and then went outside to retrieve a handgun.

Investigators say Hicks went back inside, argued with Brewer again and shot Brewer in the head.

Surveillance video captured the shooting.

Hick was arrested near the restaurant.

Online records show he is facing first-degree murder and unlicensed firearm charges. No attorney was listed for him.