Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

West Virginia State News

March 18, 2012

Three fatally shot in W.Va., man arrested

OAK HILL (AP) — Fayette County authorities say an 83-year-old man has been arrested in the fatal shootings of three people in southern West Virginia.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to the shootings shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday inside a home near Oak Hill.

Media outlets report the victims include two women found inside the home and a man who crawled to a neighbor’s home for help before he was declared dead at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill. Their identities haven’t been released.

Howard Junior Curry of Fayetteville was arrested and taken to the Southern Regional Jail on murder charges. Jail records didn’t indicate whether he had an attorney.

Details of the shooting weren’t immediately available. A call to the sheriff’s department went unanswered.

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