|PARKERSBURG MAN BARRICADES WITH SHOTGUN - Parkersburg Police were called to
Neal Street in reference to a barricaded man armed with a
Officers arrived and set up a perimeter around the
home, gathered intelligence from the man's girlfriend, and
called for S.W.A.T. and Crisis Negotiators, according to a press release.
Police were able to get the 40-year-old male to
voluntarily come outside and surrender to officers without
No criminal charges will be filed.
GUNFIRE AND FIGHT IN PARKERSBURG - Shortly after 5:00 a.m., Parkersburg Police responded to Grafton Street in reference to a fight.
Upon arrival, officers observed eight to 10 people
either in the street or on the sidewalk.
investigation, Andre Cornelius Jackson allegedly continued
to refuse to comply with officers instructions and was taken
into custody for obstructing and public intoxication.
other persons involved in the incident refused to provide
information regarding the fight and other arrests were
At approximately 6:00 a.m., officers were called back to the area in reference to shots being
Responding officers arrived quickly and began checking the area for
With no injuries discovered, officers
began the process of interviewing witnesses and locating
Multiple witnesses from the three apartment
complex and surrounding area described hearing from four
to seven shots fired.
Preliminary findings by detectives indicate that at least
eight shots were fired from the roadway area in front of
the apartment, with several rounds striking the building and
at least four rounds entering the interior of the
Detectives are currently looking for two females who were
reportedly driving a silver or like colored SUV.
Detective J.M. Stalnaker is the lead
investigator on the case.