Man killed, woman seriously injured in Va. gas station shooting

Man killed, woman seriously injured in Va. gas station shooting
The incident occurred around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday night at the 5 Twelve Gas Station, located in the 1000 block of Garrisonville Road.

STAFFORD, Va. (WWBT) - Stafford Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder and attempted murder.

The incident occurred around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday night at the 5 Twelve gas station, located in the 1000 block of Garrisonville Road.

Deputies responded to the gas station after receiving a report of two people shot at the business.

Upon arrival, deputies found two people who were unresponsive in the parking lot, with gunshot wounds to the upper body.

The woman gunshot victim was identified as 18-year-old Laura Guadalupe Gomez de la Cruz, of Stafford.

She was transported to the hospital, where she remains in critical condition.

The man who was shot was pronounced dead at the scene.

An eye witness reported seeing a dark-colored sedan leaving the business at high speed, headed eastbound on Garrisonville Road.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Jamie Wright with the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-658-4450.

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