(11/04/2010)
AUTHORITIES CATCH SHOOTER AFTER HUNT - James "Jimmy" Sigmon, Junior, of Elkview, has been charged with shooting David Sharp, of Frame.

According to the criminal complaint, the two got into an argument Tuesday, over a possible affair Sigmon was having with Sharp's wife.

Witnesses told police that Sigmon drove to the area near Sharp's home. Sharp, according to the complaint, asked Sigmon to step out of the truck he was sitting in.

Sigmon pointed a pistol at Sharp, who was hit once in the back after he started running away.

Sigmon, 38, had fled the scene before Kanawha deputies arrived.

After a lengthy search in Kanawha and Roane Counties, SWAT members from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department found Sigmon getting into a vehicle near Kroger's in Elkview.

He was taken into custody without incident.

He is charged with Attempted Murder and Malicious Wounding.

He is being held in the South Central Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.

MAN ARRESTED AFTER SHOOTING 14-YEAR-OLD - A man has been arrested in connection with a Charleston shooting. He has been identified as 18-year-old Charles Sweatte.

Sweatte allegedly shot a 14-year old-boy in the leg Monday night.

Sweatte is charged with malicious wounding and is being held at the South Central Regional Jail.


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