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More details emerge after a police chase and shootout

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — West Virginia State Police and Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office closed a day of investigation on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 after a police shootout in Beckley. West Virginia State Police stated that on Wednesday, July 6 at 9:47 A.M. calls came in for an armed suspect leaving a crash scene on Dry […]
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Police chase ends in shootout near Beckley

UPDATE (July 6, 2022, 1:57 p.m.) — According to 59News’s crews on the scene, all roads are opened and the scene is now cleared. UPDATE (July 6, 2022, 12 p.m.) — Following a street closure between Crossroads mall and Route 19 in Bradley a chase began in Raleigh County, proceeded to Fayette County, and finally […]
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Reports: Law enforcement officers shoot man on West Virginia highway

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Several law enforcement authorities shot a man on a federal highway in West Virginia, news outlets reported Wednesday, and video of the shooting was circulating on social media.Authorities did not release details or respond to requests for more information.In the video, the man walks onto the four-lane freeway near the city of Beckley while holding what appears to be a handgun. At least a half-dozen law enforcement officers are in pursuit with their guns drawn. The man alternately points the object in his hand at his head and raises it in the air several times while facing the officers and then turning his back and walking away.An officer shoots the man, who falls to the ground. Then authorities fire several more times, even as he lies unresponsive.The West Virginia State Police, Raleigh County Sheriff's Department and the Fayette County Sheriff's Department did not return calls from The Associated Press seeking comment Wednesday.

Police: Gun-wielding man shot by officers dies; investigation ongoing

RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. (WVVA) - State Police said the armed man shot by police on a busy highway in Bradley late Wednesday morning died from his injuries. There were initial calls of an armed suspect fleeing a crash scene off Dry Hill Road in Raleigh County a little before 10 a.m., according to the agency. The suspect then reportedly stole a truck.

Videos of police shooting a man near West Virginia Mall go viral

RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. – Videos taken by the public of an officer-involved shooting near Crossroads Mall in Bradley, West Virginia have gone viral via multiple social media platforms. The graphic videos were taken by members of the public, many of which were in vehicles while they were stopped along...

UPDATE: WVSP investigate deadly officer-involved shooting in Raleigh County

UPDATE:West Virginia State Police release update on suspect who was shot in Raleigh County. A short time later, the suspect was located at Big Lots near the Raleigh Mall in the stolen vehicle. The suspect refused to stop for officers and a pursuit ensued leading into Fayette County and back into the Bradley area of Raleigh County. The pursuit ended when the vehicle became disabled off of Route 19 in Bradley.

Nicholas Co. woman indicted for giving gun to shooter

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — A grand jury indicted a woman on Wednesday for supplying an AR-15 rifle to Richie Holcomb, who shot and killed a Nicholas County deputy in June. 41-year-old Melanie Clodfelter of Summersville is charged with making a false statement by unlawfully selling a firearm to a convicted felon, according to the indictment.
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Nicholas County woman indicted after buying gun for man involved in June shooting

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A federal grand jury indicted a Nicholas County woman on Wednesday for her actions preceding a June 3 fatal shooting. Authorities arrested 41-year-old Melaine Clodfelter of Summersville following the shooting in the Birch River area, in which a Nicholas County sheriff’s deputy died and a second deputy was injured. A third person also died in the altercation.

Greenbrier County Courthouse Transactions 7-6-22

Marriages Lloyd Isaac Hamrick Jr. to Marissa Nicole Warden Clint Mathew Brashear Jr. to Kayla Nicole Tincher Joel Herman Hall to Dorothy Evelaine Nance Fiduciaries William T. Farren named executor of the estate of Anna Virginia Farren Stewart K. Farley named administrator of the estate of Daniel Dale Pearson Jr. Cheryl H. Clark named executrix […] The post Greenbrier County Courthouse Transactions 7-6-22 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Rainelle man arrested for solicitation of a minor

RAINELLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Rainelle man faces charges in relation to a June incident in which attempts at solicitation were made to what was believed to be a minor. According to reports from Chief Stevens of the Rainelle Police Department, Adam Wynes solicited what he believed to be a 15 year old girl on June 18, 2022.