UPDATE: 4/9/2020 10:30 am: The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department released the names of two men arrested after a shooting in Cross Lanes yesterday, Wednesday, April 8, 2020.
Sheriff Mike Rutherford says Jahson Anthony Elijah Gresham, 18, of Charleston, and Isaiah Nathaniel Daniels-Boyd, 18, of Dunbar, were each charged yesterday with first-degree robbery and malicious assault, both felonies. They were arraigned via video by a Magistrate.
Deputies responded to a call just after 1:00 p.m. from the Rodeway Inn on Goff Mountain Road in Cross Lanes reporting a shooting in one of the motel’s rooms. The sheriff says the victim, identified as Kent Treadway of Charleston, was alert and transported to an area hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.
Deputies say witnesses provided a vehicle description, and it was also captured on surveillance footage. Another Kanawha County Deputy Sheriff stopped the car in Dunbar detaining the four occupants. Gresham and Daniels-Boyd were later charged.
The investigation is ongoing. Deputies say anyone with information on the case is asked to call 304-357-0556, email firstname.lastname@example.org, submit a tip anonymously through www.kanawhasheriff.us, or message the sheriff’s department on Facebook.
KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – The Kanawha County Sherriff’s Office has charged two men with malicious wounding and first-degree robbery after today’s shooting at the Roadway Inn in Cross Lanes.
In a press conference held this afternoon, Kanawha County Sheriff Mike Rutherford said police took four people into custody today after the shooting. Rutherford says the victim’s injuries were not life threatening.
There has been 42 calls at the Rodeway Inn in the past 6 months, Rutherford says. He asked residents in that area to help police take control of the situation.
The Sheriff’s office is still working with the prosecuting attorney office to determine any additional charges.