UPDATE: Man shot by homeowner during alleged break-in attempt is in stable condition

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UPDATE (11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 12): According to West Virginia State Police, Cpl. C.F. Wingo and Tpr. T.A. Chaffin of West Virginia State Police Hamlin Detachment responded to Bulger Road in Alkol at 1:48 a.m. as a male was attempting to break into a residence.

A 28-year-old man is accused of breaking the door to a residence to gain entry, and he was shot by the homeowner in the left shoulder area.

The man was transported to CAMC General and is said to be in stable condition.


LINCOLN COUNTY, WV (WOWK)—According to Lincoln County dispatchers, a man was shot attempting to kick down the door of a residence on Bulger Road in the Alkol area around 1:00 a.m. Monday morning.

The man was taken to the hospital, and his condition is unknown at this time.

No other information is available at this time, but West Virginia State Police are investigating.

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it on WOWKTV.com, the WOWK 13 News App, and on 13 News on air.

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