(Monday April 3) A Lackawanna County man is facing murder and robbery charges clear across the country. Roseville California police say Eric Minchak from Duryea used a hammer and a knife to kill a 45 year old woman at a gas station. They say it was a random murder and he was allegedly trying to steel her money. Police caught him with the hammer in hand. It`s news that has shaken the community he grew up in here at home. "I was surprised, I was shocked, comes from a good family," said neighbor Walter Zagrotny. Walter Zagrotny lived across the street from the Minchaks in Duryea. He said Eric had five siblings, including a twin. Minchak graduated from Seton Catholic High School in 1996. He is now locked up in a California jail without bail.