Martinsburg Police respond to gun shot victim

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Martinsburg Police responded to reports of shots fired at 3:08 AM today, February 14th, on the 400 block of W. Race Street.

Shortly after arrival, officers spotted a man who appeared to be in need of urgent medical assistance.

The male victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and received lifesaving care from officers on the scene until paramedics from the Martinsburg Fire Department arrived to care for the victim.

He was then transported to a local hospital where he remains in stable condition.

The crime scene was established along W. Race Road with Martinsburg P.D. and the West Virginia State Police working closely to document the area.

Traffic diversions have been placed in the area between Queen and College Streets from Byrd Avenue to Raleigh Street.

Martinsburg Police request the community’s patience while the scene is processed.

The incident remains under investigation and anyone with related information should contact the MPD Detective Bureau or the Berkeley County Crime Solvers hotline at 304-264-4999.

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Repo gone wrong leaves Hagerstown man dead

A Maryland repossession agent was shot and killed while on the job in West Virginia.

Augusta County residence Michael McCaughey saw his vehicle was being repossessed and became irate retrieved a firearm and shot Hagerstown Maryland repossession officer Cody Carlin.

After the shooting McCaughey fled but was immediately apprehended by authorities along Route 50.

The 39-year-old McCaughey is being held on a on a $500,000 cash only bond.

By the time Hampshire County Emergency Medical Service Personnel arrived the 27-year-old Carlin had succumbed to his injuries.

Further information and full report from CUrepossession is here.

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FCSO investigates double homicide shooting

Officers from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call early in the morning of April 20th in reference to a subject down from a gunshot wound at a residence on Fromans Road.

Upon arrival at the scene and entry to the residence, two victims were found deceased.

Identities of the victims were initially withheld before being released on Monday afternoon.

They were identified as Joshua Daniel Carter, 49, of Hardy, and Pamela Marie Lowande, 40, of Frederick County.

Limited information has been released on the double homicide due to the additional resources needed and processing of all evidence.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind residents that immediacy of dissemination of information cannot override the need for accuracy,

Investigators will continue to follow established guidelines and procedures to maintain the integrity of the investigation.

Sheriff Lenny Millholland would also like the public to know that preliminary investigations indicate this is likely a targeted incident.

Anyone living or traveling through the area of 300-500 Fromans Road between 6 pm on Wednesday, April 19th and Thursday, April 20th or anyone who believes they may have information on the incident should contact Investigator B. Edwards at 540-664-3669.

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Authorities investigate a fatal shooting in Manassas

Prince William County Authorities announced the investigation of a homicide that occurred  Friday night in Manassas.

Twenty five year old Dalton Moore with no known fixed address was shot to death and another 25 year old man was wounded in the incident.

The two men were approached by a third man outside a convenience store on Sudley Manor Drive and Manor Drive.

After a brief encounter the man who approached the first two shot them.

Officers arrived shortly after the shooting and provided medical aid but were unable to save Moore.

The second victim was treated and then transported to the hospital and is expected to survive.

K-9 units were dispatched to find the shooter but were unsuccessful.

The investigation revealed that the shooter entered a light colored sedan after the shooting and fled.

The suspect is described as a heavyset Hispanic male with short dark hair and a beard.

He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black shorts.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department.

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Shooting Results in Vehicle Crash

Henrico County Police Division is investigating a shooting accident that resulted in a vehicle crash in North Henrico.

Sunday July 10 police were called to the 500 block of North Road to investigate a vehicle crash involving gunfire.

Officers learned from witnesses at the scene that a suspect had gotten out of a vehicle and started shooting at the occupants of

the other vehicle.

The vehicle that was shot at then crashed into a parked car as the suspect drove away from the scene.

Henrico County Police Department is continuing the investigation.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or submit a web tip using the P3Tips mobile app.

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A second arrest in the Touch of Texas shooting

A second arrest has been made in the fatal shooting at a Touch of Texas in Bunker Hill West Virginia.

The arrest stems from the initial 911 call from the Winchester Avenue establishment around 2:30 a.m. May 6.

The Journal reports 20 year old Lorenzo Valle of Stephens City has also been arrested.

Valle faces a felony charge of a person prohibited from carrying firearms and a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Authorities found Valle moving back and forth from vehicle to vehicle in the parking lot the night of the shooting.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Deputies searched the vehicle to find a 9 millimeter Glock handgun and a bag of what is believed to be cocaine.

Authorities have already arrested 18 year old Dyreek Harris of Winchester. 

Harris was arrested for his involvement in the dispute that initiated the 911 call.

Harris faces four counts of wanton endangerment with a firearm.

The victim of the shooting was Diata Johnson of Winchester who accompanied Harris.

Authorities have arrested the suspected shooter in the incident but have not released their identity as it is an ongoing investigation.

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Night club shooting leaves Winchester man dead

Early Friday morning, a shooting occurred at the Touch of Texas nightclub in Bunker Hill, WV.

Upon arrival at the scene, authorities found Diata Johnson, 21 of Winchester, VA, shot in the parking lot.

He was transported to Winchester Medical Center but later died from his injuries.

Authorities at the scene identified the shooter but did not release his information.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information on the shooting should contact the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department at 304-267-7000.

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Blacksburg Police make an arrest in Fri. night 2/4 shooting

A social media post from The Blacksburg Police Department (BPD) confirmed an arrest has been made in the Fri. night Feb. 4 shooting near Virginia Tech (VT).

According to the post police obtained six felony warrants against 24 year old Jamel D. Flint of Roanoke.

Flint reportedly turned himself into the BPD Sat. evening Feb. 5 and was taken into custody without incident.

Flint is accused of being the shooter in the death of 18 year old Roanoke high school student Isiah O. Robinson.

Robinson was shot and killed Fri. night Feb. 4 at a hookah lounge near VT in Blacksburg.

Along with a charge of murder Flint faces charges of attempted murder for the wounding of four others in the same incident.

The investigation into the shooting continues.

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Those involved in the Clearbrook rest stop shooting continue to recuperate

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Wade Davenport of North Carolina was at the rest stop in Clearbrook when the domestic despite occurred.

When Davenport attempted to intervene in the dispute he was shot.

In a social post from Wade’s wife Lauren Davenport she confirms that Wade is recuperating from his facial injuries.

She and Wade have continued their journey home.

Lauren reports that all that were involved in the shooting on Dec. 26 are recovering.

Lauren goes on to thank everyone for all the support from the community as well as the medical staff and first responders.

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