Fatal shooting in Kanawha County

Crime

UPDATE 8:40 a.m. Oct. 23, 2020: The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office says an 87-year-old woman shot and killed her 89-year-old husband this morning after an apparent domestic violence incident.

Deputies have cleared the scene and the shooter is not in custody at this time.

KCSO is investigating.

“It appears there was an altercation between the two, and the female did have injuries to her arms, and as a result of the domestic she took a gun and shot her husband and he was deceased at the scene,” Sheriff Mike Rutherford said.

Deputies are not releasing the names of the couple at this time.


Kanawha County, WV (WOWK) – Kanawha County Sheriff deputies are on scene of a deadly shooting just southeast of Elkview in the community of Coco.

Metro 911 Dispatch has confirmed to 13 News that one person is dead in the 1600 block of Coco Road. The shooting call came in just after 1:30 AM and soon after, the person was declared dead. Details are limited at this early hour.

We have a crew headed to the scene now and will update this story as details develop.

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