(08/15/2019)
3-YEAR-OLD CHILD SHOOTS SELF - A 3-year-old has died after suffering a self inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday night according to Nitro Police Chief Bobby Eggleton.

Eggleton said the 3-year-old child accidentally shot himself in the head around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Main Avenue in Nitro.

Reports indicate that the boy's father laid the weapon down and moments later he picked in up and shot himself.

At this time charges have not been filed but the investigation is ongoing.

HANCOCK COUNTY ACTIVE SHOOTER - UPDATE: Authorities in West Virginia said a woman was killed and five others -- including the suspect -- were hurt in a series of shootings.

Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher said the suspect, later identified as Michael Angelo McClanahan, 45, was shot and wounded by officers and flown to a Pittsburgh hospital, where he is recovering.

Fletcher said the first shooting was reported at 7:41 p.m. Wednesday and responding officers found a dead woman and a wounded male. A second shooting was reported about 15 minutes later, and officers found a woman wounded and two others injured.

Officers found McClanahan's vehicle a short time later and attempted to stop it. Fletcher says the vehicle crashed into a home and a deputy engaged McClanahan, who was still presenting a threat, and shot him.

The investigation is ongoing.

ORIGINAL STORY: Hancock SheriffÂ’s Department confirms two males have been arrested in connection with a Wednesday night shooting incident.

EMA confirms the situation is under control in after an active shooter was in the area.

Shots were fired at multiple locations in the New Cumberland area, including one near Oak Glen High School, on Wednesday night. More than one person was hit, and early reports said there are multiple injuries, though the extent of those unknown.

CHARLESTON SHOOTERS - Three people were arrested after a traffic stop in South Charleston early Thursday morning after police received a call of shots fired in Charleston.

Three people were arrested after a traffic stop in South Charleston early Thursday morning after police received a call of shots fired in Charleston.

A South Charleston officer was then following a Ford Escape in the Dunbar area.

The officer ran the license plate, and it came back that the car had improper tags. The Ford Escape also matched a description Charleston Police had received about a vehicle involved in a shots fired call in Charleston.

Officers found two handguns inside the car. Three adults were arrested: two men and one woman.

ARMED ROBBERY - Raleigh County deputies are searching for a suspect who robbed the Crab Orchard Little General at gunpoint.

Deputies responded to the Little General store about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office.

The armed suspect entered the store and demanded money from the clerk, fleeing after obtaining the money.


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