NASHUA, N.H (WHDH) - Police arrested a Nashua man for shooting and killing 53-year-old Lee Knoetig outside a local gas station, said Attorney General John M. Formella and the Nashua Police Department.

Police said they responded to a call Friday morning that a person had been shot. At the scene, officers discovered Knoetig’s body outside a Nashua gas station, unresponsive with an apparent gunshot wound in his chest.

Following a brief investigation, Nashua Police arrested and charged local 19-year-old Alexander Wheeler with one count of second-degree murder.

Officials said Wheeler will be arraigned in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Nashua on Monday, August 8.

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