PHILADELPHIA, Miss. — A man and woman are dead after a convenience store robbery in eastern Mississippi.
The Neshoba Democrat reports cashier Megan Staats and customer Jeremy Apperson were shot and killed Saturday in Philadelphia. A third man was hurt.
Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.
Police say Robert Leon Jackson of Jackson was the robber and was shot by Apperson or someone else at the store. Police caught him at a nearby hotel.
Jackson hasn't been charged and remained hospitalized Monday.
Samantha Apperson says Jackson pointed a gun at her, and Jeremy Apperson pulled his pistol to defend her. Samantha Apperson says Jackson shot her husband several times.
© 2020 Associated Press