Gun Store Shooting Over ‘$25 Service Charge’ Leaves Two Dead

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On January 23 a gun store shooting over a “$25 service charge” resulted in the deaths of store owner Jason A. McLemore and his son, Jacob Edward McLemore.

Jason was 44-years old and Jacob was 17.

The incident occurred in Pearl River County, near Picayune, Mississippi.

According to the AP, the shooting was the result of a argument over a service fee on a gun that had been dropped off for repair but had not been fixed.

McLemore’s wife was working the gun shop when 52-year-old Andy McCool and 29-year-old Michael McCool entered the store around 3 pm to pick up the gun. When tempers flared over the $25 fee McLemore called her husband, who soon showed up with his son and the shootout followed.

In addition to the deaths of Jason and Jacob McLemore, the Sun Herald reports that both McCool’s sustained life-threatening injuries.

Pearl River County Chief Deputy Shane Tucker indicated no charges have been filed as law enforcement is still investigating to see exactly who fired first and precisely why the shooting began.

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