One man was taken into custody when he walked out of the woods late Thursday night and another was caught early this morning in connection with a road rage/shots fired incident on Airport Road.
Mercer County Sheriff’s deputies detained Mack Hughes, 31, of Brushfork at about 9 p.m., Thursday night at the Go Mart in Green Valley, and caught Shane Hartwell, age unavailable, at a residence this morning, according to Detective Cpl. L.B. Murphy of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department.
“Criminal charges are pending at this time,” Murphy said. The incident started shortly before 2 p.m., when a the driver of a silver Cadillac ran a maroon Dodge Stratus off Route 123 near the former Airport Tavern.
For more about the ongoing investigation, see Saturday’s edition of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph.