Suspect charged in connection to double shooting at Waffle House

Matthew McMillan was arrested in Kansas City, Missouri in connection to the Waffle House Shooting on Jan. 1. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Police Department)

A 29-year-old male suspect was officially charged in connection with the double shooting and homicide at a Waffle House Jan. 1.

Matthew McMillan, of Columbia, was charged with second-degree murder, first-degree assault with serious physical injury, and armed criminal action. In addition, he also faces charges of first-degree burglary and two counts of third-degree assault from a separate incident.

Kansas City police arrested McMillan on Saturday where was taken to the Jackson County Correctional Center.

He was booked into the Boone County Jail.

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