Bullet Hits Front Counter, Ceiling After Man Drops Gun In Kernersville Restaurant

12:03 AM, Dec 29, 2013   |    comments
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KERNERSVILLE, N.C. -- Kernersville Police say they are investigating after a gun discharged inside a restaurant Friday afternoon.

Officers said they responded to Palenque Mexican Restaurant on North Main Street at 1:18 p.m. Video from the restaurant showed a man attempting to pay at the register when he dropped a handgun and it discharged.

Police told WFMY News 2 the round from the gun struck the counter at the register, then a half wall before entering the ceiling. No one was injured during the incident.

The case is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Kernersville Police.

Kernersville Police, WFMY News 2

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