UPDATE (1:20 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15): The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has released new details about a shooting that happened late Wednesday night in Sissonville.

The sheriff’s office says they responded to a shooting call at around 11 p.m. and found a deceased man lying in the driveway with a single gunshot wound. The man has been identified as 51-year-old Jesse Slater, of Sissonville.

According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, a family member was shot by Mr. Slater during an argument, and she returned fire. The family member was taken to the hospital, and she is in serious but stable condition.

“There was some type of argument that ensued. It may have started in the house and carried outside the house to where one of the vehicles was parked where we found Mr. Slater,” said Joe Crawford, KSCO Chief Deputy. “He received one gunshot wound to the chest, neck area, and she received one gunshot wound to the upper torso.”

No charges have yet been filed, and this case is still under investigation.


SISSONVILLE, WV (WOWK) — One person is dead and another is injured after a shooting on Grand Kids Way in Sissonville, according to dispatchers.

Metro 911 officials say the call came in around 11 p.m.

There is no word on the extent of the injuries of one of the victims, dispatchers say.

They say no arrests have been made.

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and Kanawha County Ambulance Authority are on the scene.