Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 14, 2012

One dead in shooting in Princeton, another subject detained as investigation continues

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ash has confirmed that police are investigating a fatal shooting on Bee Street in Princeton reported after 4 p.m. today.

Lt. J.W. Howell, of the Princeton Police Department, said at this time the case is being investigated as a homicide. He said one person, another adult male, had been detained in the case.

Police are still on the scene gathering evidence. Howell declined to name the deceased pending a notification of next of kin.

Princeton police and other first responders are currently on the scene of a shooting reported at a residence near the corner Bee Street and Bluefield Avenue in the city of Princeton.

The scene is currently blocked off with crime scene tape and police cruisers.

More details to come.