Kylee Leniz Biography — Wiki
Kylee Leniz is a McDonald’s employee from Nevada who was shot and killed apparently at random when a man walked up to the drive-thru window of a Nevada McDonald’s and shot her.
The suspect, identified as Justin Michael Mullis, fired at Leniz through the window.
How old was Kylee Leniz?
Kylee Leniz was 16 years old at the time of death.
Kylee Leniz Death News
Leniz was working at the Elko restaurant Sunday night when a man, named Justin Michael Mullis, walked up to the drive-thru just off Interstate 80 in Elko, Nevada.
That is when he shot her working at the window at around 9:30 pm before fleeing on foot.
Young Leniz was rushed to Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital where she was announced dead.
What we know so far
Justin Michael Mullis was taken to the police station by an acquaintance on Monday afternoon. He was then interviewed and taken into custody. He was shared by the local department.
Police revealed there was no connection between the suspect and the victim when the crime happened.
The Elko Police Department said Mullis is being charged with one count of ‘Open Murder’.
The police thanked the public for the tips and information they provided. Meanwhile, Local McDonald’s spokesman Chris Kassity claims the company’s thoughts were with the victim’s family.
How well do you know Kylee Leniz?
Kylee Leniz attended Elko High School and was described as well-liked. Elko High School said it would offer mental health support to fellow students.
A “Justice for Kylee” Facebook page was started Monday and had more than 500 members by evening. Many people brought flowers and balloons to the restaurant at the corner of Idaho Street.
Friends also took to social media to post tributes to Leniz, with one writing that she was ‘thankful to have a person like you in my life’ and described her friend as ‘someone that made anyone happy’.