Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

CPD: Shooter Killed Man over Heroin Theft

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

CPD: Shooter Killed Man over Heroin Theft

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Charleston police say a 23-year-old man killed another man Sunday afternoon over a heroin theft. Tremaine Jackson, of Charleston, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Bryan Rogers, 29, of the Ripley area.

Jackson told police that Rogers had stolen about $3,000 worth of heroin from him several weeks earlier, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

Jackson allegedly confronted Rogers Sunday afternoon in an alley near the intersection of Rebecca Street and 7th Avenue. During the altercation, Jackson allegedly drew a .380-caliber handgun and shot Rogers one time in the stomach.

After he was shot, Rogers went at about 3 p.m. into the West Side Market & Deli, in the 1700 block of 7th Avenue, and subsequently collapsed, according to Lt. Steve Cooper, chief of detectives for the Charleston Police Department. …

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