Authorities are looking for three suspects who may have killed a 27-year-old Navy veteran and father of two in a botched kidnapping at a Fayetteville, N.C., gas station early Sunday morning.
Errol Williams of Rockingham, N.C., was killed when two of the suspects got into his car at the gas station around 4:45 a.m. Sunday and forced him to flee while a third man followed them.
Williams allegedly tried to run away at some point and was shot and killed just blocks away from the gas station.
Police say the men then returned to the gas station Sunday afternoon to steal surveillance equipment at gunpoint, but investigators had already released footage of the men to the media.
The suspects haven’t been identified yet, but one of the suspects was seen wearing a black T-shirt, black cap with a "T" logo and a silver chain with a cross.
Police said the three men were driving a gray or silver Kia Sportage, and warned that the men should be considered armed and dangerous.
A motive for the crime hasn’t been revealed yet, but William’s family said he didn’t an enemy in the world.
"It's horrible to take somebody's life like that, over nothing," Williams' sister, Sadie Everett, told WRAL Monday. Everett said her brother liked to smile and sing, and he worked at Smithfield Packaging in Tar Heel, N.C.