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UPDATE: More details released in Wyoming County shooting

CLEAR FORK (WVVA) - The Wyoming County Sheriff's Department has released more details in Thursday morning's double shooting incident in the Clear Fork area.

Wyoming County 911 received a call of a double shooting at the residence of Timothy Green at Elk Lick around 12:50 a.m.

Police say the incident began when Gregory Pelphrey and a female companion -- who were traveling south on Route 971 -- apparently had a domestic dispute that prompted the female to exit the vehicle and run toward Green's residence.

Police say Pelphrey began slashing the tires on Green's vehicle which led to an altercation between he and Green. During the altercation, Green received a gunshot wound to the hand, took the gun away from Pelphrey and shot him.

The investigation is continuing.


CLEAR FORK (WVVA) -- Wyoming County Sheriff Randall Aliff said an arrest is forthcoming after a double shooting in Wyoming County on Thursday.

Aliff told WVVA News in a phone interview Thursday morning that one of the two individuals injured in the incident was the suspect, and that an arrest would be made when the individual is released from the hospital.

According to Aliff, one of the two injured  was later transported to Charleston Area Medical Center.  There is no word yet on the condition of either individual.

Dispatchers said the shooting happened in the Elk Lick community near Clear Fork just before 1a.m. Thursday.

There's no further details on exactly what led to the shooting. More information is expected to be released as the investigation progresses.

The Wyoming County Sheriff's Department is leading the investigating.

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