(05/02/2011)
MAN SHOT DURING STAND-OFF - Ronnie Britton II, 40, of Alum Creek, is hospitalized after troopers say they were forced to take action Friday and shoot him three times when he wouldn't drop his weapon.

The incident took place during the early morning hours, as firefighters were called to the residence, with flames and smoke coming from the dwelling. Firefighters called 911 for police.

Police say Britton pointed a gun and told them to leave his property.

"Troopers gave him verbal commands to put down the firearm, which he refused to do," State Police Sgt. C.G. Wiles said. "At which time, we had no other option."

Neighbors told media they've been living in fear of Britton for months, he having pulled guns on neighbors previously.

ARRESTS IN MORGANTOWN SHOOTING - Two men from Harrison County have been arrested in connection with a shooting of Marlan Robinson, a former Morgantown High School basketball star and son of former West Virginia University basketball star Maurice Robinson.

Robinson was shot twice in the Morgantown incident.

Arron Henry, 21 and Roddruss Clay, 22, have been arrested and charged with first degree robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and wanton endangerment with a firearm.

Clay is charged with first degree robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and malicious assault.

The suspects are being held in the North Central Regional Jail, with bail set at $150,000.

POLICE SEARCHED FOR MAN WITH GUN WHO MADE THREATS - State Police have reportedly made no arrests following a stand-off incident in Wayne County.

Troopers responded to Buffalo Creek Road Saturday looking for a man who had been sending text messages to neighbors saying he would shoot if they came near.

Police have said the man is armed and dangerous.

SHOTS FIRED DURING ARGUMENT - A Randolph County man has been charged with wanton endangerment and brandishing after he allegedly fired shots during an argument.

Police say Johnny McDonald, 54, was hosting a party with family members when he got in an argument with his daughter-in-law's brother.

The report says when McDonald told the man to leave and he wouldn't, he pulled a gun on him.

The complaint says the man left, but then returned, after which McDonald fired shots.

SUNDAY NIGHT HOLD-UP - A Subway restaurant on Kanawha Boulevard West in Charleston was held up at gunpoint Sunday night, according to Charleston Police.


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