Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

March 28, 2013

Mercer County sheriff’s deputies respond to report of gunshot victim

By BILL ARCHER
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BRUSHFORK — Mercer County law enforcement officers responded to a report Thursday night of a female gunshot victim in the roadway on Route 123 near the intersection with Nichols Road.

State police and Mercer County sheriff’s deputies were on the scene of the incident that occurred shortly after 9 p.m. The victim was transported from the scene by the Bluefield Rescue Squad at about 9:30 p.m.

Police on scene could not provide additional details about the shooting. Trooper J.C. Teubert of the Princeton Detachment, West Virginia State Police is in charge of the investigation.