Two hit by car during gas station shooting in Fayette

Published 1:38 pm Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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FAYETTE — Fayette police arrested two women Tuesday after a gas station shooting that led to two bystanders being struck by a car.

Officers were called to a shooting at the Sprint Mart store on Main Street in Fayette in regard to a shooting.  Instead of shooting victims, they found a gas station employee, Wanda Ellis, was badly injured after she was pinned against a wall by a car driven by Gaber Elle Parker.

Ellis was airlifted to a hospital. Another victim, Narwetta Flowers, was also struck by the vehicle and has been treated and released.

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies say Cendera Fells and Parker were fighting in the parking lot, which ultimately resulted in gunfire. The gunfire led to a chaotic scene in which two other people were run over at the gas station.

Investigators said Parker hit two bystanders with a car while trying to run over Fells.

Fells was charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle and Parker was charged with aggravated assault and attempted aggravated assault.