Death: Jimmy Spruill was Killed, Woman killed after a shooting at a gas station near Newburg
The names of a man and woman murdered in a shooting at a petrol station near Newburg earlier this month have been revealed by Jefferson County authorities. The shooting occurred on March 19 in the 4200 block of Poplar Level Road, in the parking lot of a Speedway gas station. Camp Taylor Memorial Park is direct across the street.
according to wlky.com, The coroner’s office named Jimmy Spruill, 31, and Brooke Smith-Bess, 23, in an update posted Thursday. Both of them died as a result of gunshot wounds. When authorities arrived, they discovered the two victims in the parking lot, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department.
Spruill died at the site, while Smith-Bess died at the University of Louisville Hospital. Officers were able to make an arrest in connection with the shooting just hours later.
Dakari O. Deener, 20, was charged with murder. Deener, of Chicago, was discovered lying on the ground at the location of the gunshot, according to court filings. A gun was also discovered in the street near the parking lot by the investigators.