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Roane County man allegedly opens fire on West Virginia State trooper, deputy


The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

GANDEEVILLE, W.Va. — A Roane County man faces charges of attempted murder after allegedly firing a shotgun at a West Virginia state trooper and a sheriff’s deputy.

State Trooper Zachary Hartley and Roane County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike King each sustained minor injuries when they responded Wednesday evening to a report of suicidal threats at the 230 Red Oak Run Road, Gandeeville, residence of Stanley Gordon Hoskins Jr., 52.

According to a release from the West Virginia State Police, Hartley and King responded to the scene together after the call came in around 5:41 p.m.

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