WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB - Adult Book Store Hold-Up, Man Shoots Self Giving Gun Safety Lesson

(03/04/2013)

ROB PARKERBURG ADULT BOOK STORE - Two men robbed the Pioneer adult book store at gunpoint in Parkersburg.

Police say two black males went into the store wearing dark colored hoodies, their faces covered with bandanas and wearing gloves.

One male pulled out a silver handgun and demanded money.

The suspects emptied the cash register and took the clerk to a back room where deputies say he pushed the clerk down on the floor and ordered him to stay under a table as they fled through the back door.

MAN SHOOTS SELF GIVING GUN SAFETY LESSON - A Charleston man is in trouble with police, who said he accidentally shot himself with a gun he had illegally.

Police said Roosevelt Holton said he was trying to teach his girlfriend how to safely handle a gun, when it accidentally went off, hitting him in the leg.

Holton was taken to the hospital.

Holton was not supposed to have a gun because of an active domestic violence protection order.

Charges are expected to be filed.

HUNTINGTON MAN SHOT DURING ROBBERY - Huntington Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with a robbery and shooting.

Police say the suspects robbed two men after they met at a house after 1 a.m. Saturday.

During the robbery, one of the victims was shot multiple times. He was transported to Cabell Huntington Hospital where he is expected to survive.

The other robbery victim got hurt jumping out of a window trying to escape from the suspects.

Police, who have persons of interest, believe the crime was drug related.

MAN STABS WIFE IN LEG - A husband is facing charges after police say he stabbed his wife in the leg. Cabell County Sheriff's Department says Charles Grieco III, 40, of Salt Rock, got into an altercation with his wife at their home.

Deputies say the man got a steak knife from the kitchen and chased his wife to a bedroom where he stabbed her in the leg.

Police say Grieco then went into the living room and acted like he was going to stab himself in the neck.

Deputies say when his wife came into the room to check on her children, Grieco tackled her.

Grieco is charged with malicious wounding and domestic battery.


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