Man charged in deadly Springfield gas station shooting charged with 11 counts – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio


SPRINGFIELD – A Clark County grand jury indicted a man on 11 counts, including murder, for the fatal shooting at a Speedway gas station earlier this month, court records show.

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Emil Witherspoon, 44, will face criminal charges including aggravated murder, murder, attempted murder, felony assault and tampering with evidence from the July 10 shooting at the Speedway site on South Burnett Road, the records show court.

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Witherspoon is accused of gunning down Antoine Crooks, 32, of Westerville, Ohio, and injuring three other people, including two children.

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The other adult victim, Tiffany Brugler, 41, was last listed in critical condition at Miami Valley Hospital, but her current condition was not known. Burgler had previously had a relationship with Witherspoon and was shot inside the convenience store.

A 6-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the incident, but was treated and released from Dayton Children’s Hospital. A 7-year-old girl was also shot dead but has since been treated and released.

Witherspoon was arrested last Tuesday just hours after police asked the public to locate him. He remains booked at the Clark County Jail and is being held on $ 1 million bail.

We’ll update this story as we learn more.

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