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Father, son face charges in connection with attempted murder

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MONROE COUNTY (WVVA) - A man is charged with attempted murder for firing shots at a home with someone inside -- and authorities say the suspect's 77-year old father was by his side.

Shane Owens, 53, is charged with attempted murder, wanton endangerment, and conspiracy to commit a felony.

According to officials, Owens had a gun in hand when authorities arrived on scene.

He quickly dropped the weapon.

The woman inside the home was not injured. She told police the incident stemmed from a previous argument.

Shane Owens' father, 77-year old Matthew Owens is charged with accessory before the fact, conspiracy and obstructing an officer.

Both men are being held in Southern Regional Jail.


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