A waiter in a Paris been shot dead for being 'too slow making a sandwich' 1 month ago

A waiter in a Paris been shot dead for being 'too slow making a sandwich'

The waiter was shot by an angry customer.

It has been reported that a customer shot a waiter dead at a restaurant in Paris this weekend.

Apparently, the customer was so enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich.

You couldn't make this kind of thing up.

The waiter's colleagues called police after he was shot in the shoulder with a handgun in the Noisy-le-Grand suburb east of Paris on Friday night.

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Attempts to revive the 28-year-old were made, but ultimately failed and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The gunman, who a witness said lost his temper "as his sandwich wasn't prepared quickly enough", fled the scene.

French police have said that a murder investigation has opened up.

Local residents said there are high crime levels in the area, notably drug-dealing and public drunkenness.

A local women said to The Guardian:

"It is sad. It’s a quiet restaurant, without any problems. It just opened a few months ago."