Kanawha County man charged with shooting husband of his niece in the leg


KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WOWK) – A man is behind bars facing malicious wounding charges after he allegedly shot his niece’s husband in the leg Saturday night.

According to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, 63-year-old Paul Parsons shot his niece’s husband in the leg at a home on Fishers Fork Road in Charleston.

The victim was treated and transported to an area hospital. His injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

According to deputies, the victim is a neighbor and tenant of Mr. Parsons. The exact reason for the argument is unknown at this time, but the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating.

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