Springfield man charged with murder in fatal gas station shooting

Two people face charges in connection to the Sept. 16 shooting death of a Springfield man.

Malik Tremone Shaw, 30, of Springfield, was charged with murder after the death of Nagongi Cann, 48, of Springfield, according to a city of Springfield press release.

Shaw was apprehended early Sunday in the Cincinnati area with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST).

He was arrested on charges of murder, improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle, carrying a concealed weapon and having weapons while under disability, according to the release.

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Shaw was returned to Clark County and booked shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday into the Clark County Jail and was due in court for a morning hearing, online jail records show.

A second person, Peggy Jo Shaw, 45, was arrested Monday on charges of felonious assault and tampering with evidence. She is held on a $100,000 bond in the Clark County Jail.

Investigators believe that Malik Shaw shot Cann following an argument.

The shooting was reported at around 3:30 p.m. at the Fuel America gas station at the corner of Selma Road and Oak Street, where Springfield police said they found Cann sitting in a car on the lot. He had a gunshot wound to the left hip, according to an incident report.

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Cann was taken by helicopter to Miami Valley Hospital, where he later was pronounced dead, according to police.

Several people in the area reported to dispatch they heard multiple gunshots with a few people in cars firing at one another. One 911 caller witnessed people in a few cars on the lot shooting at one another, with one person stepping out of a vehicle to fire into the air.

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