George Webb shooting suspect Delorean Bryson a convicted felon

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The man accused of pulling the trigger in Friday's fatal shooting at an east side George Webb restaurant never should have had a gun. 28-year-old Delorean Bryson is a convicted felon.

Delorean Bryson

In 2012, FOX6 News detailed the story of Lori Crewz, a woman with cerebral palsy who discovered someone stole checks from her.

Prosecutors accused Bryson and another woman of a check cashing and forgery scheme. Court documents show hundreds of dollars were made payable to Bryson.

The man pleaded guilty to felony charges after the incident.

Bryson was also charged with battery in 2011.

Now Bryson is facing charges of first degree intentional homicide. Investigators say Bryson was with a group of people inside a George Webb when an argument broke out.

21-year-old Reggie Evans, a cook at the restaurant, attempted to break up the fight and make the rowdy customers leave.

Authorities say Bryson left the restaurant but returned a short time later and shot Evans in the chest. Evans died at the scene.

Police were able to track Bryson down with the help of a credit card number used to pay for food that night.

If convicted, Bryson faces life in prison. Three others were charged in connection with the incident. They are facing less serious charges.

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