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23-year-old man dies after shooting at apartment complex

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Published: Jan. 27, 2022 at 1:59 PM EST
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MERCER COUNTY, W.Va. (WVVA) - Mercer County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is investigating a homicide that occurred at the Pepperidge apartments just outside of Princeton.

According to Chief Deputy Alan Christian, MCSO received a phone call Wednesday night around 7 p.m. in regards to a shooting.

When officers arrived to the scene, they found Jaydon Wayne Brown, 23, laying on the sidewalk outside of the apartment building with multiple gunshot wounds.

Officers on the scene administered medical aid and Brown was taken to a local hospital. He was then flown to Charleston Area Medical Center where he later died.

As of Thursday afternoon, there are no leads on a suspect, and Chief Deputy Christian is asking the community to call 304-487-8364 if they have any information on the incident. WVVA will provide updates as they become available.

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