McDonald’s employee who was shot in the neck over cold fries brain dead and life sustainingprosecutors said Thursday after a Brooklyn judge ordered his alleged attacker held without bail.
Michael Morgan, 20, is expected to face murder charges renewed for Monday’s Bedford-Stuyvesant shooting, in which he allegedly blew up the victim, 23-year-old Matthew Webb, shortly after argument over French fries delivered to the suspect’s mother, prosecutors said.
“Your honor, people are hoping that a homicide charge will be filed in this case because the victim is currently on life support.” The victim was transported to Brookdale Hospital and is brain dead,” Assistant Brooklyn District Attorney Luis Paternina told Judge Inga O’Neale during Morgan’s arraignment on attempted murder.
“The family now has to make a difficult decision [to take him off life support].
Morgan, handcuffed behind his back, looked down and didn’t speak during the brief proceedings.
Webb was working at the Fulton Street eatery Monday night when Morgan’s mother, Lisa Fulmore, complained to staff that her fries were cold and asked to speak to the manager.
When the staff started laughing at herFulmore was FaceTiming with Morgan when he came into the restaurant and got into a fight with Webb that spilled onto the sidewalk.
Morgan punched Webb in the face, and when he got up, pulled out a gun and hit him in the neckprosecutors said.
The suspect’s girlfriend, Camellia Dunlap, was also charged in the case allegedly handed Morgan the gun before the shooting, prosecutors said.
Morgan was arrested at his home Monday night, and after hours of questioning, he admitted to the shooting and unrelated 2020 murder Prosecutors say 28-year-old Kevin Holloman died a few blocks from the McDonald’s.
Holloman was outside a building on Herkimer Street with his cousin that October when Morgan allegedly fatally shot him, prosecutors said.
A few days earlier, Morgan and Holloman’s cousin got into an argument, and when the relative pulled out a knife to cut marijuana, the suspect ran out of the apartment and opened fire, prosecutors said.
The cousin was not injured, but Holloman was struck three times and later died at Interfaith Hospital, prosecutors said.
“He was the sweetest kid. He wasn’t like those little thugs we run around with here. He was so polite. He was always chasing girls. That was all. Chasing girls, playing pranks,” Domingo Rivera, a longtime former neighbor of Holloman’s, told The Post Thursday.
“[He] was a good child. He never got into trouble. He was always dancing and joking.
Rivera, 57, referred to Holloman by his nickname as “Keybo” and said his mother became ill and died shortly after he was killed.
“I’m glad they got him,” Rivera said of Morgan.
Holloman’s sister also cheered the news in a Facebook post on Wednesday.
“The first person I wanted to call with this news was my mom and I couldn’t.” Still heartbroken but glad me and my family have some peace,” she wrote with a green and white heart. emoticons.
Morgan charged with murder in 2020 murder and was held without bail in both cases. He is due back in court on August 8. Relatives of Morgan and Webb could not immediately be reached for comment.