Ohio police say the mother of a man who opened fire at a South Carolina gas station has died

Ohio police say the mother of a man who opened fire at a South Carolina gas station has died

A woman traveling from South Carolina to Ohio was fatally shot in an attempted carjacking at a gas station, police say.

in death Megan Kennedy Stanford Sunday, Feb. 26, was part of a shooting spree by Keith Moser in a north suburb of Columbus, the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Moser is believed to have attempted to steal a vehicle from an Interstate 71 exit ramp, prompting him to open fire on the vehicle, authorities said.

He then drove to a Shell gas station, where he allegedly tried to steal a minivan while Stanford was pumping gas. A carjacker who tried to shoot and kill Stanford in Greenville, South Carolina, has been killed, authorities said.

Moser turned around and fired at a U-Haul van, but the U-Haul’s male driver returned fire, hitting him, the sheriff’s office said.

Moser, of Columbus, died at the scene after being shot multiple times, according to the sheriff.

Stanford, a 39-year-old mother of four and a grandmother, Ohio was leaving “To make a home with her three young sons and her husband,” a family friend told WSPA.

Another friend said in a Facebook post that Stanford was excited about her move and “Many plans and goals

Her three sons and husband witnessed the shooting.

“My 11-year-old brother called me in a panic and I knew,” Stanford’s daughter, Alexia Vasquez, told WSPA. “I knew what was going on the whole time I was on the phone.”

Beloved Stanford”Such a beautiful soul“who was”Loved by many

“A room was never dark when you were present,” says Mandi Shaw In a Facebook post. “You left a bit of sparkle and shine wherever you were.”

Shortly before the fatal shooting, Moser was involved in several incidents in Columbus, according to media reports.

There are allegations against him Stealing an empty Chevy from a gas station, then abandoned it eight minutes later to steal a BMW, the Mansfield News Journal reported.

About ten minutes later, Moser reportedly opened fire in an attempted robbery A food delivery driverAccording to WCMH.

No injuries were reported in any of the Columbus incidents.

Michigan police say a high school student was shot while offering two teenagers a ride home

Missouri police say a 24-year-old man has been arrested after he was killed after trying to steal his car

Police in Georgia say the man tried to stop a car break-in before he was shot and killed

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