Update: Couple considered armed and dangerous located by authorities, one taken into custody

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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

UPDATE:

KINGWOOD, W.Va. (WOWK/WBOY) – A couple wanted and considered armed and dangerous by authorities have been located by police after they turned themselves in.

Aaron Hoard has been taken into custody.


ORIGINAL: The Preston County Sheriff’s Department wants people to be on the lookout for a couple, considered armed and dangerous, in connection to a shooting death that happened Sunday in Terra Alta.

According to a statement from Capt. T.N. Tichnell, 33 year old Aaron Glenn Hoard, of Morgantown, is wanted for the murder of 38 year old Grant Felton, of Terra Alta, who was shot, Sunday at Shorthorns Saloon.

Officials say Hoard fled the scene and is believed to be with his girlfriend Machaela J. Jeffries, and possibly their one year old child. Deputies say she is helping Hoard evade arrest in a 2018 black Dodge Ram pickup truck, with a West Virginia license plate that reads 73Y 340.

The two are considered armed and dangerous and police are warning the public to avoid contact with them and call 911 if they are spotted or contact the Preston County Sheriff’s Department.

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