(05/14/2013)
CHARLESTON BOY SHOT - A 13-year-old Charleston boy was accidentally shot in the leg Monday night, according police.

Police are saying the shooting was accidental, but have yet to determined whether it was self-inflicted or if the boy's friend had accidentally shot him.

Several stolen guns were found in the house.

The boy was taken to CAMC General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

MAN HAS GUN IN DOMESTIC DISPUTE - An Elkview man is facing several criminal charges following a confrontation with law enforcement officers who were responding to a domestic violence call.

911 dispatchers say that a daughter reported her father was abusing her mother violently.

When State Police arrived at the home, they went to a basement where they say yelling and screaming could be heard.

Troopers say Gary Paybins, 48, of Elkview, yelled at troopers to leave his home and his wife said the argument was over.

Paybin's wife said her husband had been drinking and began screaming at his daughter and then grabbed her neck and shoved her down, according to the criminal complaint.

Paybins denied abusing his wife, but troopers said they noticed a bulge under his sweatpants and that he threatened them.

The complaint says Paybins tried to reach under his pants and grab a pistol that was strapped to his leg, but troopers were able to restrain him before he could pull out the gun.

Troopers arrested Paybins after a struggle until they subdued him with pepper spray.

Paybins was charged with domestic assault, domestic battery, two counts of assault on a police officer, two counts of battery and obstructing. He is in the South Central Regional Jail. MAN POINTS GUN IN OTHER MAN'S FACE - A Wayne County man, Bryan David Steele, 48, was in Cabell County Magistrate Court charged with felony wanton endangerment and misdemeanor carrying a dangerous weapon.

According to a criminal complaint, Steele pointed a loaded .38 revolver at another man's face during an argument.

Steele was taken to Western Regional Jail and later released.


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