Ed. – Their second was to bring guns to a war of words.]
Two men died after gunshots rang out during an argument … Saturday morning.
Canyon Charles Molitor, 25, was confirmed dead of multiple gunshot wounds at the scene not long after deputies and personnel from St. Johns County Fire Rescue arrived at the parking lot of the King Food Mart in the 600 block of West King Street.
The other man, 30-year-old Elroi Ishmael Ashley, was transported from the the shooting to Flagler Hospital in a “private vehicle,” Mulligan said at the scene Saturday afternoon.
According to the news release, Ashley suffered at least one gunshot wound and died in surgery a few hours after the shooting….
As investigators worked in the distance, Mulligan said that they would be working to learn what the two had been arguing about and trying to piece together a sequence of events….
By the time of the afternoon news release, he said that they had determined the two had been in “digital communication,” arguing and had agreed to meet at the store.
Once there, “the two quickly began a verbal argument which led to the men brandishing handguns and firing,” the release said.