Angel Salazar Wiki – Biography
On Wednesday, Angel Salazar, a McDonald’s employee in New York, reportedly remains hospitalized after he was stabbed while protecting two co-workers from a violent customer.
According to the New York Post, the unidentified suspect used a boxcutter to stab Mr Salazar in his face, back, and arm. The attack, which occurred in Harlem, reportedly left Salazar in a medically-induced coma.
Various local reports identified the victim as a 31-year-old male. Store manager Jennifer Rodriguez told the Post that Salazar was stabbed as he protected two employees from the angry customer.
Speaking with WNBC, Salazar’s sister said he raised concerns about night-shift employees before Wednesday’s attack.
Salazar was reportedly in the back kitchen when the customer became enraged about ordering at a kiosk instead of at the counter. According to the Post, Salazar intervened upon hearing the customer tell the shift manager and another worker that he had a knife.
Rodriguez told the news outlet that Salazar grabbed a plastic pole to clean grills. He reportedly then ran to the front of the store, where the customer stabbed him multiple times.
The stabbing suspect fled on foot and remained at large.
The Post reported that Salazar lost consciousness and underwent surgery for his injuries. Police said he is in stable condition.