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Police: 3 arrested after gas station shooting

Posted: 11:02 PM, Oct 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-23 13:20:32-04
Police: 3 arrested after gas station shooting

AMELIA COUNTY, Va. -- Sheriff's deputies arrested three people in connection to a shooting at an Amelia County gas station.

The Amelia Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Exxon gas station at 12730 Patrick Henry Hwy, reporting that shots were fired during a fight between three men Tuesday at about 7 p.m. The suspects were last seen heading west on Route 360.

Hours later the Amelia County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jamie Johnson and Jermaine Johnson. The men were charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, and malicious wounding.

Jamie and Jermaine Johnson, Eric Royal

"Shots were reported to have been fired during the incident, but there were no gunshot injuries sustained by any parties involved," an Amelia County Sheriff's spokesperson said. "There is no active threat to the community."

The third person involved in the altercation was identified as Eric Royal.

Royal, of North Dinwiddie, turned himself in Wednesday on charges of possession of a schedule I of II drug with the intent to distribute, and possession of a schedule I or II drug while in possession of a firearm.