LORAIN, Ohio – Lorain police confirm four people were shot in the parking lot of Liberty USA gas station around 3:30 Tuesday morning.
A source told NewsChannel5 one of the victims, 33-year-old Herman Seagers, died.
The gas station is located at the corner of West 24th Street and Broadway Avenue, where a source said it was “very busy inside and outside.” It appeared many people who were dressed up were stopping in after a New Year’s parties.
Witnesses said a car pulled up and a man got out, firing a handgun toward one man and into a crowd of other people. Bullets struck four people. Neighbors from nearby homes decorated for the holidays said they’re fed up with crime in the area.
The gas station is open as the investigation continues.