2 men found shot to death inside Virginia convenience store

Posted at 1:40 PM, Jun 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-16 14:52:40-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Two men were found fatally wounded after an apparent shooting inside a convenience store in Virginia, police said.

News outlets report Newport News police said officers responded to a suspicious situation at a business near Fairway Plaza Shopping Center around 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday.

Two shot and killed inside Newport News gas station

When officers reached the store, they found two men with gunshot wounds. The two men were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified the men as Preyas Patel, 52, of Yorktown, and Logan Edward Thomas, 35, of Newport News.

NNPD's forensic unit was on the scene overnight and detectives are searched the neighborhood looking for witnesses.


The department will hold a C.A.R.E. Walk in the area of Kiln Creek Parkway Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in response to the double homicide.

Police have not yet released any suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call the anonymous Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP or submit an anonymous tip online at

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