One Arrested after Gun Accidentally Fires in McDonald’s Restaurant in Argos


A Hope, Indiana man was arrested in Argos on Sunday, March 30 on a charge of Criminal Recklessness with a Deadly Weapon and Creating a Substantial Risk of Bodily Injury.

Officers from the Argos Police Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana State Police were called to the McDonald’s restaurant in Argos in reference to gunfire. Police learned that 21-year-old David J. Boston was in the men’s bathroom when a handgun reportedly accidentally discharged. The bullet from the gun went through the wall of the men’s bathroom and through the wall of the women’s bathroom. The bullet lodged in a beam in the common area of the BP gas station and the restaurant.

No injuries were reported, although patrons were in the women’s bathroom at the time of the incident.

Boston was taken into custody and booked into the Marshall County Jail. He’s being held on $1,505 bond.