Suspect arrested in connection with fatal shooting of South LA Taco Bell worker

Authorities have made an arrest in connection with the fatal shooting of an employee at a Taco Bell in south Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore announced the arrest of a guard Tuesday night for 41-year-old Alejandro Garcia, who was shot and killed Saturday night shortly before noon. .

Investigators say a man in a car in the driveway shot Garcia after an altercation.

According to police, the shooting started after an altercation that started when Garcia’s 19-year-old son, who worked with him that night, allegedly refused to accept what appeared to be a fake $ 20 note from a customer in drive-thru .

Officers arrested Jonathan Madden, 39, at his home in southern LA on Monday in connection with the fatal shooting, the LAPD said in a press release. He is being held on $ 2 million bail.

During Tuesday night’s shift, family members said Garcia was the father of three children and worked in the fast food chain one night a week to earn extra money for her family.

A GoFundMe for Garcia and his family has since been created. It has raised more than $ 92,000 in donations as of Tuesday night.

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