Jordan Anderson of Manassas was arrested Sunday in Fairfax County, Virginia, the Prince William County Police Division mentioned.
The 22-year-old is charged with homicide, malicious wounding and two counts of utilizing a firearm in fee of a felony. Anderson is being held with out bond and is scheduled to seem in court docket on February 6.
Authorities mentioned Anderson and one other suspect robbed a Denny’s restaurant early Thursday and “ordered the patrons of the restaurant and staff to the bottom whereas demanding their cell telephones and wallets,” police mentioned.
Because the robbers have been leaving, police mentioned, they shot one man who was sitting on the ground and cooperating. That man is anticipated to outlive.
Afterward, DoorDash food-delivery driver Yusuf Ozgur “was strolling into the Denny’s and unknowingly held the door for the suspects as they exited,” police mentioned.
One gunman struck Ozgur with a baton and the opposite shot him, police mentioned. The 56-year-old driver died at a close-by hospital.
Prince William County Police Chief Barry Barnard mentioned there could also be a hyperlink between this heist and three different current robberies within the space.
It couldn’t be instantly decided Sunday whether or not Anderson has retained an lawyer.
Whereas the investigation continues, authorities are searching for the second suspect within the Denny’s assault, recognized by police as Ryan Thomas Walker.
“Anybody with data on Walker’s whereabouts is requested to contact Prince William County police at 703-792-6500 or your native police division,” authorities mentioned.