Kandi Burruss restaurant shooting – ‘Three shot’ at Old Lady Gang eatery owned by Real Housewives of Atlanta star

THREE people have reportedly been shot at a restaurant owned by Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss.

Witnesses say a gunman stormed inside the Old Lady Gang restaurant in East Point, Georgia, just after 9pm on Valentine’s Day.

 Witnesses say a gunman stormed inside the Old Lady Gang restaurant in East Point, Georgia, and shot three people

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Witnesses say a gunman stormed inside the Old Lady Gang restaurant in East Point, Georgia, and shot three peopleCredit: Fox
 Kandi and Todd own the restaurant

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Kandi and Todd own the restaurantCredit: Splash News

East Point police said the gunman shot another man and also hit two innocent bystanders in front of horrified diners.

All three were taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, reports Fox 5 Atlanta.

A hunt is underway for the gunman following the shooting – which saw customers fleeing in terror.

The names of the victims have not been released.

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Janice Yu from Fox News 5 tweeted: “Update: police tell us three people were shot inside of the Old Lady Gang restaurant. A woman inside the restaurant tells me she made a tourniquet and applied to a teenager.”

Ricka Franklin, who told Channel 2 Action News her brother works at the restaurant, described a chaotic scene inside the building when gunshots rang out.
“While they were back there cooking and stuff, they just heard gunshots,” she said. “All of a sudden, the customers ran to the back where they were.”

Just minutes before the shooting, Kandi had posted a tweet message to her husband.

She wrote: “Happy Valentine’s to the love of my life! I love you babe!”

 Burruss wrote hits including No Scrubs for TLC and Bills, Bills, Bills for Destiny's Child

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Burruss wrote hits including No Scrubs for TLC and Bills, Bills, Bills for Destiny’s Child

Old Lady Gang is one of two southern-style restaurants in the area which are owned by Kandi and her husband Todd Tucker.

Burruss wrote hits including No Scrubs for TLC and Bills, Bills, Bills for Destiny’s Child.

She has a co-writing credit for Ed Sheeran’s Shape Of You.

She joined Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2009.

Last year she came fifth in Celebrity Big Brother.


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