Gas station clerk accused of pulling gun on customers following argument

Posted at 3:44 PM, May 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-21 16:12:05-04

Newport News, Va. – Newport News police say an argument between two customers and a clerk got a little out of control.

Randolph Williams, III, who police say is a clerk at the Shell Gas Station on Jefferson Avenue, exchanged words with a man and a woman, two 26 year olds from Portsmouth. This happened on May 20, 2014 police say.

They say 21-year-old Williams went to his car to get his semi-automatic handgun and pointed it at the two customers.

Police say they investigated and found the handgun and suspected marijuana.

Williams was issued two Virginia Uniform Summonses for brandishing a firearm and one summons for the marijuana.

Williams was released on the scene.