(01/16/2016)
POLICE KILL ARMED MAN - A Randolph County man is dead after he suffered gunshot wounds after an incident with law enforcement agencies Friday night.

It happened on Ward Avenue around 11:45 p.m.

West Virginia State Police and Randolph County Sheriff's Department assisted Elkins Police in serving a search warrant at the residence.

Upon entering the residence, two troopers encountered William Keith Waldron, 26, armed with a shotgun.

Waldron immediately pointed the shotgun at the troopers.

Troopers fired their weapons at Waldron.

Waldron was transported by ambulance to Davis Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead as a result of his wounds.

No officers were injured during this incident.

STORE EMPLOYEE SHOOTS INTRUDER - Police are on scene of a shooting in Fort Gay store, the Pit Stop.

The Wayne County Sheriff's Department arrested James Daniel Hicks, 39, who has residences in both Logan and Parkersburg.

Deputies say a key holder/employee of the convenience store got a notification that an alarm was going off.

When they got there, they say they found a man inside the store packing up merchandise and putting it into a bag.

Deputies say the suspect and the employee then got into a confrontation and the employee then shot the man.

According to investigators, Hicks was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

They say the alarm went off there Thursday night. During that incident, deputies say someone tried to steal the ATM, when the suspect took off on foot.

Police believe Hicks was connected that attempt.


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