PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Investigators believe the Laveen teenager who turned himself in to police in connection with the death of a 16-year-old McDonald’s worker shot the victim in the back. According to public court documents, Christopher Track, also 16, faces a first-degree murder charge. Police say Track and Prince Nedd got into a fight in the McDonald’s restrooms near 51st Avenue and Baseline Road last Wednesday. Investigators said at the time that the young men knew each other and later confirmed that they both worked at the restaurant.
“Christopher followed the victim out of the toilets and shot him in the back before fleeing,” according to the arresting officer. A surveillance camera recorded video of the shooting. A still from that video showed the suspect, now believed to be Track, with a gun in his right hand. According to the police, a witness identified Track. They released his photo on Friday and he turned himself in to police on Monday afternoon.
📄 Teenager accused of shooting McDonald’s employee has turned himself in, police say
Public court documents say there is surveillance video of a nearby Circle K that shows Track walking to a bus stop and changing clothes. Police say he drove off in a gray Chevy pickup truck. Investigators said nothing about the driver.
Nedd’s family said the teenager had only been working for a few months at this West Phoenix McDonald’s, which is near their home. “Now that I know my brother died there, it’s so hard for me, especially having to walk past it every day,” said Aniyah Lindsey, Nedd’s sister, the day after her brother was killed.
Family of teenager killed while working at McDonald’s speak out
The sister and brother described the pain of losing their brother who was shot and killed at a McDonald’s in Phoenix.
At this point, it’s unclear why Track and Nedd were arguing, or if they had any run-ins before filming last week.
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