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UPDATE: 1 arrested for Raleigh County murder

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Andrew Rizzi, 21, of Beckley is charged with murder in the shooting death of Michael Pugh. Andrew Rizzi, 21, of Beckley is charged with murder in the shooting death of Michael Pugh.
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    PRESS RELEASE:A Maryland man was arrested by Lewisburg Police early Saturday morning on Attempted Murder and Reckless Fleeing charges.  At approximately 12:25 am , Sgt. D.B. Eggleston and Ptlm. J. T. Williams III were traveling on Rt. 60 when they observed a silver Toyota Corolla traveling at a high rate of speed. The officers turned around to initiate a traffic stop and the vehicle turned onto Holt Lane. The vehicle was finally stopped at Bell Drive...

     

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RALEIGH COUNTY (WVVA) -

UPDATE: A Beckley man is arrested for murder after a shooting last night in Raleigh County.

Andrew Rizzi, 21, of Beckley, is charged with murder in the shooting death of Michael Pugh.

According to the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office, Rizzi traveled to an area on Cranberry Drive in Prosperity around 9 p.m. Sunday night to fight a person over an ongoing feud. Pugh was with the individual. At some point during the fight, Rizzi grabbed a gun and shot Pugh.

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Rizzi was arraigned in front of Magistrate Greg Tanner and is currently being held in Southern Regional Jail without bond.

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Post by Lindsay Oliver

Raleigh County officers are investigating a shooting in Cranberry Sunday evening.

Dispatchers say it happened on Cranberry Road  just before 9 p.m.

One man was taken to the hospital.

West Virginia State Police along with the sheriff's office is investigating.

Stay with WVVA as we continue to gather details.

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