Brandon Carter Biography
Brandon Carter of Seaman, Ohio identified as the suspect in the crime spree that left at least three people dead and one injured. An Ohio man is suspected of setting a fatal fire in his home before killing a delivery man at a gas station and then taking his own life at the end of a police chase, authorities said Friday.
LISTEN: Adams Co. Sheriff Kimmy Rogers details the crime spree this morning that has claimed the lives of at least 3 people, including the gunman. The gunman has been identified as 44-year-old Brandon Carter.
— Local 12/WKRC-TV (@Local12) September 27, 2019
Brandon Carter Age
Brandon Carter is 44 years old
Suspect Shooter Brandon Carter
Police have identified the suspect in today’s Adams County robberies as 44-year-old Brandon Carter. Officers say he fatally shot himself after a chase. https://t.co/etxMIEm6AF
— WCPO (@WCPO) September 27, 2019
Police say the gunman, who has been identified as Brandon Carter of Seaman, shot two people at an Adams County gas station, killing one of them. The gunman then fatally shot himself after a lengthy chase, according to police.
Police Investigation Reports
Investigators say there are four crime scenes associated with a suspect who led law enforcement on a chase Friday through Adams and Pike counties in Ohio that left at least three people dead, including human remains found in the suspect’s burned-out home, according to a release from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.
Investigators say Carter’s home in Seaman had been set on fire, and human remains were found there. No identification has been made at this time on the victim (or victims).
That home was among four scenes, including two gas stations in Adams County, and the site where Carter crashed his vehicle and took his own life in Pike County. A delivery truck driver was shot and killed at a Marathon station along state Route 32, and a clerk also was shot. She is in stable condition at a Cincinnati hospital.
According to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, the preliminary investigation shows that Carter attempted to abduct the clerk from the gas station where the delivery truck driver was shot and killed in Adams County.
Brandon Carter Shooting Victims
A delivery driver was killed in the shooting, and a gas station clerk was injured. She was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Her condition is unknown at this time.
Carter led investigators on a chase that eventually led to the suspect crashing on state Route 32 past Piketon.
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Brandon Carter Killed Himself, Suicided
Officials with the Ohio State Highway Patrol said they approached the vehicle and found Brandon Carter dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wounded