1 arrested after accidental gun discharge at McDonald's in Columbia

McDonald's in Columbia, Louisiana. - Image Source: KNOE

CALDWELL PARISH, La. (KNOE) - A woman has been arrested after an accidental gun discharge at the McDonald's in Columbia on Highway 165. It happened Thursday morning just before noon.

According to the Caldwell Parish Sheriff's Office, the person arrested was a female employee at the restaurant. They say the gun discharged when the employee accidentally dropped it. The bullet hit a water line in the ceiling, damaging the water line. No one was hurt.

The employee, whose name will be released shortly, was arrested on unspecified gun and drug charges.

As of Thursday afternoon, the McDonald's was closed due to the damaged water line.