Man charged with murder after shooting at Southside gas station

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The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office said one man has been charged with murder after a shooting at a gas station near Blairs this afternoon.

James Roland Hooper III has been charged with murder.

PCSO said Jacob Steele Robertson was killed in the shooting.

A statement from PCSO said an off duty deputy was near the Kangaroo Mart on Route 29 and was able to detain the suspect.

Deputies said there are no indications that the victim and suspect knew each other.

Authorities said the victim leaves behind a fiancée and his 8-year-old son.

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