Members of the Church of God in Shrewsbury, W.Va., have a message Aug. 17, 2003, concerning the shootings at convenience stores in Kanawha County. Three people have been shot to death outside convenience stores in and around Charleston, W.Va., since Aug. 10.
Gary Carrier Jr. is shown in an undated handout photo. Carrier, 44, was shot and killed Aug. 10, 2003, while using a pay phone outside a convenience store in Charleston, W.Va. Authorities have expressed concern that three area shootings resemble last year's sniper shootings, which panicked the Washington, D.C., area in October.
Pay phones are shown outside of the Go-Mart service station on Bigley Avenue in Charleston, W.Va., on Aug. 15, 2003. Gary Carrier Jr. was fatally shot using one of these phones outside of the Go-Mart Aug. 10, 2003.
Okey Meadows, 26, of Campbells Creek, W.Va., is shown in this undated photo. He was shot and killed Aug. 14, 2003, at a convenience store in Cedar Grove, W.Va.
Jeanie Patton, 31, of Campbells Creek, W.Va., is shown in this undated family handout photo. Patton is one of three persons fatally shot outside convenience stores in and around the Charleston area in the last week.
Joyce and Larry Patton, left, stand with their grandson John, 14, Aug. 15, 2003, at their home in Queen Schoals, W.Va. John's mother, and the Pattons' daughter, Jeanie Patton, was shot and killed outside a convenience store on the evening of Aug. 14, in Campbells Creek, W.Va.
Cedar Grove, W.Va., residents Gary Holdren, left, and Tammy Arthur, right, vow not to let the recent rash of seemingly random murders change their routines in Glasgow, W.Va.
Pat O'Connor, right, and his mother, Kay Pira, left, talk about the recent rash of shootings in Kanawha County near Campbells Creek, W.Va.
This is the Go-Mart where Gary Carrier was fatally shot Aug. 10.
Police crime-scene tape blocks the entrance to a Speedway store in Campbells Creek, W.Va., where Jeanie Patton was fatally shot on the night of Aug. 14 while pumping gas.
Charleston Police Chief Jerry Pauley, left, Kanawha County Sheriff Dave Tucker, center, and Kanawha County Chief Deputy Phil Morris, right, speak at a news conference Aug. 15, 2003. Kanawha County Sheriff Lt. Jesse Bailes is shown back-left and West Virginia State Police Sgt. D.L. Frye is at shown back-right.