WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB - Lewis County Murder

LEWIS MURDER - The West Virginia State Police are on the lookout for a man suspected of murder.

According to the Lewis County detachment of the West Virginia State Police, around 8:00 p.m. on Aug. 29, Jason Lee Lunsford, 40, allegedly murdered Richard Slaughter, 62, of Lewis County, on Dry Fork Road in Weston.

A warrant for the charge of first-degree murder has been issued against Lunsford, and he is considered armed and dangerous, according to state police.

Lunsford is described as a 40-year-old man, 5’ 7” tall, with brown eyes and dark hair.

Officials urge individuals to not approach Lunsford, and instead to contact their local 911 communications center or state police detachment with information on his whereabouts.

SWAT TEAMED - One person is in custody following a standoff with the Parkersburg Police Department on August 28. According to Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin, officials received a shots fired call around 1:00 a.m.

Fifty-year-old David Clifton Adams was arrested after a six-hour standoff with police. He is currently being held in a hospital recovering from injuries he sustained.

Chief Martin said the S.W.A.T. team did in fact enter the building and escorted residents out safely. Thankfully no one within the apartment complex building was injured.

According to witnesses, Adams was shooting multiple rounds of gunshots throughout his residence on the third floor. He put bullet holes into multiple windows and buildings.

Police are still investigating a possible motive.