Police: WinCo Foods employee in Federal Way shot by likely intoxicated customer

Federal Way police say a customer who was denied purchasing alcohol and who appeared intoxicated shot an employee who was escorting him out of the store.

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — An employee of WinCo Foods in Federal Way is in serious condition after being shot by a customer, according to Federal Way police. 

The shooting happened just before 1 p.m. at WinCo Foods on SW Campus Drive, Thursday. Police responded and found the 30-year-old employee with a gunshot wound to his chest. The suspect had left the scene. 

According to police, the preliminary investigation found the employee was shot while escorting the suspect out

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