MAN SHOT IN BECKLEY - Beckley police say a man was shot in the leg during a fight at a house at 3:30 am New Years Day.|
He was taken to the hospital where he is listed in critical condition. His name is not being released at this time.
The gunman took off before police got there.
HUNTINGTON VIOLENT ROBBERY - William Fykes. 41, has been arrested following a violent armed robbery at at the Stonewall Bar.
Fykes is charged with three counts of armed robbery, three counts of kidnapping, two counts of malicious wounding and obstruction.
Fykes walked into the Stonewall Bar about 3:30 Sunday morning and robbed three people at gunpoint.
A short time later a witness walked into the bar, saw the suspect and walked out to call 911.
Police surrounded the bar fearing a hostage situation calling for a SWAT team, whose response was canceled.
Fykes took off but was caught after a foot chase.
Two of three victims were taken to Cabell Huntington Hospital with serious facial injuries.
Police say Fykes is from Flatwoods, Ky, but has ties to the Detroit area.