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Man charged in shooting deaths after gas station assault

December 15, 2018

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.

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