Sheriff’s office: Man fatally shoots co-worker at warehouse

Preston Thomas (Photo: Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office)

WINDSOR, VA (AP) — A man was fatally shot during a fight at a Virginia warehouse and authorities say they’re searching for the suspect, the victim’s coworker.

Isle of Wight Sheriff’s deputies and Windsor Police officers responded to a report of a shooting Thursday at Safco Products and found a man who had been shot. Sheriff’s office spokesman Capt. Tommy Potter says the man, identified as Rakim Breedin of Como, North Carolina, died on the way to a hospital.

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He says the shooting happened after Breedin fought with a coworker, who then left to get a gun. He says when they fought a second time, the coworker shot Breedin.

Officials say they’re charging Preston Thomas with second-degree murder.