Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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September 7, 2013

Shooting in McDowell kills one

IAEGER — McDowell County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a homicide that occurred Friday evening in the Lickbranch section of McDowell County near Iaeger.

Deputies were dispatched to the residence at 5:45 p.m., in response to a report of a shooting. As of 8:50 p.m., McDowell County authorities confirmed that one individual is dead as a result of a gunshot wound and another person has been detained for questioning.

Sgt. James E. Muncy Jr., of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said that police are not releasing the name of the shooting victim pending notification of the victim’s family.

The case remains under investigation.

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