Suspect Arrested After Man Shot Outside Methuen McDonald's

A man was critically injured Friday night in a shooting outside a McDonald's in Methuen, Massachusetts.

Police said a 20-year-old man was shot in the parking lot around 9:30 p.m. The suspect, identified as 29-year-old Rodney Villar of Dracut, was arrested at his home a short time later.

The victim was taken to a Boston hospital in critical condition.

Police said the shooting was not a random act.

Two children were in the area when the shooting took place. Neither was injured.

The shooting is under investigation.

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