Man charged in shooting deaths after gas station assault
AMBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) — A man has been charged in the shooting deaths of two men he said were among a group that assaulted him outside a western Pennsylvania gas station.
Thirty-one-year-old Brandon Lee Richardson was charged with criminal homicide after the gunfire reported at about 2:30 a.m. Friday in Ambridge.
Officials in Beaver County said Richardson said he shot 32-year-old Brandon Everett and 29-year-old Lamar Seymour after they and three others assaulted him outside the Sunoco A Plus Mini-Mart.
Authorities said in a criminal complaint that Richardson indicated he acted in self-defense, saying “They jumped me,” and “I never did anything like this.” Three men were charged in the attack on Richardson.
Court documents don’t list a defense attorney for Richardson and a listed number in his name couldn’t be found Saturday.