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Man arrested after firing a gun at State Troopers

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Logan County, W.Va. was the scene of a standoff between W.Va. State Troopers and a man who locked himself inside his home.

According to the State Police detachment in Logan, troopers responded to a call in Whites Addition, just outside of Logan city limits, around 10:00 a.m. where John C. Watkins was threatening to commit suicide.

When troopers arrived at the home, Watkins came outside and fired a single round before going back inside.

A 911 dispatcher talked Watkins into leaving the home.  Watkins was arrested by troopers and charged with four counts of wanton endangerment, one count for each trooper at the scene.

No troopers were injured in the incident.