(03/19/2016)
MAN SHOOTS GRANDFATHER WITH CROSSBOW - State Police said around 5 am Friday in Jolo they were alerted about an altercation between a grandson and grandfather.

During the altercation Kevin Husser shot his grandfather, Mike Mullins in the back of the head with a crossbow.

The victim was transported to CAMC in Charleston and is listed in stable condition.

Husser is being charged with attempted murder and assault, his bond has been set at $50,000. The investigation is being conducted by the WV State Police Welch Detachment.

BURGLAR SHOT - A Friday morning shooting in Clarksburg was due to a burglary, according to Clarksburg Police.

When they arrived on scene, officers found a man in the roadway with a gunshot wound to his chest.

After further investigation, it was determined that the shooting occurred as a result of a burglary incident, where two men entered the residence through the back door. An altercation then followed, and one of the burglars was shot.

Police later obtained arrest warrants for both men who broke into the house.

ELDERLY WOMAN ATTACKED - Charleston police said a 78-year-old woman was walking with a cane and about to enter the Elder-Beerman store when a man threatened her with a knife and stole her purse.

Clifton Michael Martin, 23, of Charleston is charged with first-degree robbery and is accused of being the man who wielded the knife, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

Another man, James Clifford Rodgers, 34, of Charleston also is charged with first-degree robbery. He is accused of being the getaway driver.

Police said about 4 p.m. Tuesday Martin and Rodgers took turns standing outside of the department store in Kanawha City waiting for an opportunity to rob someone of their purse. Rodgers waited about an hour outside the store before trading places with Martin.

The 78-year-old woman was attempting to walk into the store when Martin stepped from behind a pillar, displayed a knife and then took off with her purse, the complaint said. The complaint said he took off in a truck driven by Rodgers.

Police were able to track down the suspects after both men went to a gas station in Campbells Creek and Rodgers allegedly tried to use the victim's credit card, the complaint said. The suspects' images were captured on the store's surveillance video.


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