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UPDATE: 1 man charged after shooting in White Sulphur Springs

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) - More details have been released about a shooting in White Sulphur Springs on Tuesday.

One man, Henry Wright of Cove Creek in Monroe County, is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm in the case, Sheriff Jan Cahill told WVVA Wednesday morning.

Wright is pictured at left.

Cahill said "numerous charges" are forthcoming against Wright, who police believe shot Brian Brooks and Justin Martin while they were in a vehicle on Tanis Drive in White Sulphur Springs.

Deputies are still working on a motive and other details that could influence other charges against Wright.

Another woman was taken into custody Tuesday night, but has since been released.

Both Brooks and Martin were in critical condition when they were airlifted to out-of-area hospitals, Cahill told WVVA. Their conditions at this time are unknown, but as of the early morning Wednesday they were still being treated in the hospital.



WVVA has obtained more information about the Tuesday evening shooting in White Sulphur Springs.

Police say two suspects are in custody, and one is being detained after a shooting on Tanis Drive in White Sulphur Springs, close to Route 92.

Two males were shot in their vehicle, one in the head and another in the neck. Police are not releasing their identities, and there is no word yet on their conditions.

Police tell WVVA Henry Wright of Monroe County is being detained over the case. They found him with another subject at his residence in Monroe County, where he was arrested.

The Greenbrier County Sheriff's office is investigating this case. Police said this case is not related to the Alderson shooting that happened earlier this week.


WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va (WVVA)-- Breaking news out of Greenbrier County--

Two suspects are now reported to be in state police custody after a shooting that occurred in White Sulphur Springs.

The suspects were driving a green Kia Sportage.

The shooting happened around 5:30 behind a business near Route 92.

Stay tuned for more details coming soon on this story as it develops.

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