Worker stabs Zaxby restaurant manager with kitchen knife over pay, Texas cops say

A Zaxby’s employee stabbed his manager with a kitchen knife during an argument at the chain’s restaurant, Texas police said.

The man was “upset about his salary” according to KTSA.

Cibolo police were called to the knife attack shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday, June 30, according to a statement from the department.

They identified 20-year-old Malik Turner as a suspect, who fled the Zaxbys for near the elementary school in Wiederstein School playground.

“There were no students present in the school,” police said, and “there was no immediate threat to school staff.”

He never entered school buildings, but when he tried to run inside, authorities said he was hit with a Taseraccording to KSAT.

Turner, who was unarmed, was later taken into custody, police said. After a medical examination, he was jailed for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge.

The director who was stabbed was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center, where authorities say she was in stable condition. She required surgery for related injuries, according to KSAT.

Cibolo is a suburb northeast of San Antonio.

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