Deputies: Man shot co-worker's car over employee-of-the-month award

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida Wal-Mart employee faces charges after officials say he shot a co-worker's car window because she won an employee-of-the-month award.

Sonia Diogene told Broward Sheriff's deputies that Willie Mitchell became angry after she received the award and started harassing her, saying he had helped her numerous times and that he deserved the recognition.

According to an arrest report, Diogene told her supervisor that she repeatedly felt threatened by Mitchell. Then a Dec. 1 surveillance video showed Mitchell pulling alongside Diogene's car, shooting out a window and driving away. Diogene was not in the car at the time.

Mitchell is charged with discharging a firearm from a vehicle. Jail records did not show whether he had an attorney. A message left for a Wal-Mart spokesman was not immediately returned.


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