Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 5, 2012

Man who attempted to break into Mercer County residence shot, police say

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

LASHMEET — The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department is on the scene of a shooting reported at a Wright Mountain Road residence.

Detective L.B. Murphy said a preliminary investigation indicates a person attempted to break into a home and was shot. The Princeton Rescue Squad transported one person from the scene. The investigation is continuing at this time.

More details to come.