Kanawha County Burglary Leads to Suspect Being Shot by Homeowner


A burglary at a Kanawha County residence has led to the suspect being shot by the homeowner.

A burglary was initially reported around 4:40 p.m. on Caesar Driver off of Church Road in the Pinch area. 

The homeowner at that residence shot the suspect in the neck. 

The suspect then fled and went to a structure on Meadowbrook Drive between Big Chimney and Charleston in the small town of Meadowbrook.

The suspect was found there with a gunshot wound to the neck shortly after 6 p.m.

The extent of injuries to the suspect’s neck are not known at this time.

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crime.

We’ll provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

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