Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 6, 2013

W.Va. State Police: 2 deputies shot, airlifted

CRAIGSVILLE — State police say two Nicholas County Sheriff’s deputies have been shot and the suspected shooter has barricaded himself inside his house.

State Police Sgt. Michael Baylous said the shootings occurred Saturday morning. He said he’s been told the deputies’ injuries are not life threatening.

Both were airlifted from the scene for hospitalization.

Baylous said he did not know what sparked the incident the shooting.

Baylous said the state police’s special response team is en route or at the scene.


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