Burger King Employee Threatens To "Shoot The Place Up" After Boss Cuts His Hours

A 30-year-old man was so upset that his work schedule was cut down to 30-hours a week that he threatened the life his manager. Former Burger King employee Steven Ramirez was arrested last night after he threatened to "shoot the place up" if his work hours were reduced, The Las Vegas Review Journal reports.

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Steven's manager immediately called 911 after the threat was made where patrol ficers and a helicopter was sent to the 6677 W. Cheyenne Ave, Las Vegas fast food location. When they arrived at around 8:30 PM, six employees and four customers were evacuated with no injuries.

“Due to the manager’s decision to promptly call 9-1-1, and patrol and the air unit’s timely response, a potential workplace violence incidence was averted,” Metropolitan Police Lt. David Gordon told the publication.

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When police searched the suspect they found a machete, a "partially disassembled" semi-automatic rifle and 15 bullets. Steven faces two charges carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and one charge owning a gun as a prohibited person.