Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 9, 2012

Two men taken into custody in road rage, shots fired incident

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

GREEN VALLEY — Click here for an exclusive eyewitness account of the incident:

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.