PLYMOUTH, Conn. (WTNH) — A man faces a murder charge in Thursday night’s shooting death of another man at a gas station in Plymouth.
Police said the shooting took place just before 10:30 p.m. at the Gulf gas station at 120 Main St. in the Terryville section of Plymouth.
The victim, identified by police as 42-year-old Phillip Harris of New Britain, was found with gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he later died.
Police said the suspect, 40-year-old Charles Whitfield Jr. of Terryville, was apprehended at the scene. He was arrested and charged with murder.
Harris and Whitfield knew each other, according to police.
Whitfield was arraigned Friday and held on a $2 million bond.
“Damn tragedy, man,” witness Chris McMullan said. “I mean you’d never expect it here. Multiple people here, at a place we go every day. It’s a nice neighborhood.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Plymouth Police Department.
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