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Ex-husband guns down mother of his children inside convenience store during custody exchange, months after restraining order expired: Police

The suspect was arrested at the same location in 2016 for threatening to kill his wife

A Pennsylvania man is accused of gunning down his ex-wife inside a convenience store Thursday, six months after a restraining order against him expired, KYW-TV reports.

Brian Kennedy, 34, has been charged with murder in connection with the death of 37-year-old Stephanie Miller, who is also the mother of his child.

According to the report, police were called to a Wawa convenience store around 11:20 p.m. Thursday in Wayne, Pennsylvania, about 15 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

Investigators reportedly believe the two were at that location to exchange custody of their child. Court records show Kennedy had been the subject of a restraining order to stay away from Miller, but that restriction expired in September.

In 2016, Kennedy was arrested at the same store for allegedly threatening to kill Miller, according to the television station.

He went through with that threat on Thursday. Surveillance footage obtained by KYW-TV shows Kennedy walking in to the store and appearing to aim at Miller before shooting at her multiple times.

“He brutally murdered the mother of his child in a public place, in cold blood, placing numerous other at risk,” District Attorney Kat Copeland said at a news conference that department streamed on its Facebook page.

“We have video that makes it appear to be an AR-15-style rifle,” Radnor Township Police Superintendent Christopher Flanagan added.

Others were inside the store at the time of the shooting, but no one else was injured.

Miller fled the scene and was located by a SWAT team two hours later in a park after a massive manhunt. He was subsequently arrested and brought to a local hospital, where was treated for a reported drug overdose.