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Younger woman shot, dies exterior Douglas County gasoline station

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Investigators are working to study what lead as much as a taking pictures that killed a younger woman.

“It was undoubtedly a tragic scene. Everybody’s jaws dropped,” Jaquan Straughn mentioned.

Authorities mentioned it occurred on the Marathon gasoline station on Stewart Mill Highway in Douglas County Saturday.

“There have been two girls they usually had been within the bottom passenger seat.  About thirty seconds later they pulled a younger woman out. She seemed like she was 10-13 years-old,” Straughn mentioned.

Jaquan Straughn was within the parking zone when he noticed the household velocity into the parking zone on the lookout for assist. Witnesses mentioned they had been shouting that the woman contained in the automobile had been shot.

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“They pulled her out and he or she was lifeless. You may inform that she wasn’t respiration. There was an officer close by who helped with taking her out of the automobile they usually had been holding her up on the bottom,” Straughn mentioned.

Witnesses described an emotional scene.

“She had a little bit brother who was going irate. He was going loopy seeing his sister not respiration. He was saying don’t die. Don’t die repeatedly,” Straughn mentioned.

Investigators with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Workplace verify they’re working to study simply how and why the woman was shot, however consider the precise taking pictures occurred close by and the household pulled in for assist.

“I dropped right down to my knees. I began crying. I began praying and simply hoping that she would pull by means of,” Straughn mentioned.

A younger woman died exterior this gasoline station on Stewart Mill Highway in Douglas County two days after Thanksgiving.

“What sort of society are we dwelling in,” Frances Ray mentioned.

Frances Ray has lived on this space for years and frequents this gasoline station.

“Someone is aware of one thing and they should come ahead. Too lots of our youngsters are getting killed as of late and it’s unhappy,” Ray mentioned.

“Pray that they will heal and address the lack of such younger life,” Straughn mentioned.

Authorities mentioned they’re within the course of of creating arrest within the case.

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