Three suspects were arrested for killing an off-duty police officer at a Sheetz gas station convenience store in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Saturday evening.
The three suspects, Jameer Justice Foster, 18, Zacoria Liberce Blackwell, 18, and John Walter Morrison, 28, were charged in connection with the killing of Greensboro Police Department Sgt. Philip Dale Nix.
According to reports, Sgt. Nix was shot and killed after confronting the suspects who were committing a crime.
WGHP-TV reported that according to arrest warrants, Jamere Foster was accused of stealing $83 worth of beer before Sgt. Nix confronted him.
Adapted from WGHP:
Sergeant Phillip Dale Nix was shot and killed at Sheetz on Sandy Ridge Road after witnessing a crime and confronting the suspects, according to Greensboro Police Chief John Thompson.
Another off-duty Greensboro police officer and a Guilford County paramedic were able to immediately render aid, but the sergeant died at a local medical facility.
Police say three suspects have been arrested in connection with Nix's death.
Jamiri Justice Foster, 18, of Winston-Salem, faces charges of first-degree murder, misdemeanor robbery and conspiracy.
Arrest warrants accuse Foster of stealing $83.45 worth of beer from Sheetz as the sergeant was killed while trying to confront the suspects.
His release has not been authorized and he is being held without bail.
Additionally, John Walter Morrison, 28, of Winston-Salem, was charged with misdemeanor robbery, conspiracy and felony accessory to first-degree murder, according to investigators.
Morrison has also not been granted release and is being held without bail.
Zakoria Liberce Blackwell, 18, of Winston-Salem, is charged with felony count after the commission of first-degree murder and is being held on $500,000 bail.
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