Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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August 21, 2012

Police investigate fatal shooting in Bluefield

BLUEFIELD — A fatal shooting in Bluefield is being investigated as a homicide.

Derek Tabor, 23, of Montcalm, was shot Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. on Fourth Street outside of a residence, according to Bluefield Police Chief J.W. “Joe” Wilson.

Wilson said a friend initially drove the man to the Bluefield Police Department after being shot. He was then transported from the police department to Bluefield Regional Medical Center by the Bluefield Rescue Squad.

Wilson said Tabor died a short time later at BRMC.

No arrests have been reported to date. An active investigation continues.


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