Ga. town stunned after woman killed at gas station

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

ATLANTA (AP) -- A chance encounter at a Georgia gas station has left a 65-year-old woman dead and a 73-year-old man facing a murder charge after authorities say the woman's car and his motorized wheelchair bumped into each other and he opened fire.

Police said 65-year-old Linda Hunnicutt had just pulled into the Macon gas station shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday and stepped out of her Buick Lucerne when the man pulled a gun and shot her. Hunnicutt had driven onto the gas pump bay when her vehicle and the wheelchair made contact.

Hunnicutt was shot once in the chest with a 38-caliber handgun.

Reeves was apprehended in the station parking lot and is being held on a murder charge at the Bibb County Jail. Police didn't know whether he has an attorney.

(Copyright 2012, The Associated Press)

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