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Update: Police find man who allegedly held gun while driving by teachers

MOUNDSVILLE, WV (WTRF) - UPDATE:

Officers have found the man who allegedly showed a gun over his steering wheel while driving past teachers who were picketing on Lafayette Avenue, according to Moundsville Police Chief Tom Mitchell.

Chief Mitchell says now the issue is the man's intent. Mitchell says the man claims he was carrying a concealed firearm and it was poking him, so he pulled it out to adjust it.

They will not release his identity due to the fact that he has not been charged at this time.

Chief Mitchell says the public is not in danger.

The Marshall County Prosecutor's Office has been given the case to determine if charges should be filed.

 

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ORIGINAL STORY:

According to Moundsville Police Chief Tom Mitchell officers are looking for a man who allegedly showed a gun over his steering wheel while driving past picketers on Lafayette Avenue.

Mitchell says several teachers confirm seeing the man driving with the gun.

Chief Mitchell says if you would see a man displaying a gun or any suspicious activity, call their station immediately at 304-845-1611


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