Falls View man arrested for shooting at another man

West Virginia

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOWK)—According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, a Falls View man is facing felony charges after an altercation involving a firearm that occurred on the evening of October 21.

Deputies responded to a scene where a man had shot at another man. The victim was uninjured, and he was able to identify the shooter. Deputies were able to locate the shooter shortly after the altercation.

56-year-old Joseph E. Given, of Falls View, was charged with wanton endangerment and being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm. He was transported to Southern Regional Jail and is awaiting court proceedings.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590, or through their Facebook page. You can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP.

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