Cops: Florida man shoots, kills brother after argument over cheeseburger

Benjamin A. Middendorf. Image courtesy Osceola County Corrections.

ST. CLOUD, Fla. —St. Cloud authorities said a 25-year-old man shot and killed his brother after fighting about a cheeseburger Thursday night.

Officers were called to the scene along Sixth Street, near Michigan Avenue, around 10 p.m. Thursday.

Police said Nicholas Middendorf, 28, had been out drinking with his mother before the argument broke out.

According to police, Benjamin A. Middendorf shot his brother in the chest with a 9 mm handgun. Nicholas Middendorf was pronounced dead at the scene.

Benjamin Middendorf was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and booked into the Osceola County Jail, where he’s being held without bail.

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