Man arrested in Ohio in connection with Pulaski gas station shooting

The shooting happened in May and resulted in the death of a 40-year-old man, authorities said

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of a 40-year-old man at a Pulaski gas station back in May, according to the Pulaski Police Department. (Pulaski Police Department)

PULASKI, Va. – A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of a 40-year-old man at a Pulaski gas station back in May, according to the Pulaski Police Department.

We’re told Brandon Lee Mattox was arrested in Columbus, Ohio and is facing a second-degree murder charge in relation to the incident.

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As we’ve reported previously, on May 24, officers were dispatched to Speedway at 640 E. Main Street in reference to a man who had been shot, and a suspect who had left the scene.

Upon arrival, Pulaski Police found a man, later identified as 40-year-old Howard Laron Love, of Pulaski, in the parking lot with a single gunshot wound. He was transported to LewisGale Pulaski Hospital in critical condition and later died as a result of his injuries, according to police.

Authorities said Mattox is being held at the Fairfield County Jail in Ohio.

We will continue to update this article as we learn more.


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