TRAVELERS REST, SC – A man and woman are in custody after the man held a gun to his own head at the drive-thru of Chick-fil-A. The man was distraught over crimes he says he committed in North Carolina. Now Rutherford County deputies are investigating a death in Forest City.
Travelers Rest police officers responded to a disturbance around 7:30 p.m. Monday at the drive-thru of Chick-fil-A where a man held a gun to his own head. The man surrendered without a struggle. Both he and the woman were taken into custody and officers contacted law enforcement in North Carolina.
Rutherford County Sheriff Departmentt is investigating a death that may be connected. Deputies arrived at a home on Chase High Road where they found a person dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
The victim has not yet been identified.