2 dead following fight over hunting lease

West Virginia

WILLIAMSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Law enforcement officials say a hunting dispute resulted in two people being shot and killed.

According to the West Virginia State Police, 33-year-old Jeremiah Thomas and 34-year-old Jennifer Thomas allegedly got into an argument on Friday afternoon over a hunting lease with Randy Barnhart and 45-year-old Terri Storer in Williamsburg, West Virginia. Police say Jeremiah Thomas and Jennifer Thomas were fatally shot during the argument.

Law enforcement officials are investigating the situation but no arrests have been made.

The Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department, Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department, and West Virginia State Police – Rainelle Detachment responded. WVSP is investigating and charges are expected in the near future.

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