W.Va. Suspect in Shooting of 2 Deputies Killed

By: West Virginia AP
By: West Virginia AP

CRAIGSVILLE, W.Va. State POlice say an 84-year-old man who shot at two West Virginia sheriff's deputies has been killed by police.

State Police Sgt. Michael Baylous said the man was killed Saturday afternoon after he walked outside from the house in Craigsville with a gun. He had locked himself inside for hours, after shooting at the deputies.

Earlier Saturday, two deputies were flown to a Charleston hospital after they were shot. Baylous said the deputies' injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

Both men were shot with a shotgun.

State Police have not released the name of the suspect killed in the shooting.


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