W. Va. Police Responding to Hostage Situation Fatally Shoot Suspect< < Back to
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia police chief says officers responding to a report of a hostage situation have fatally shot a man who fired at them.
Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial told news outlets officers responded Tuesday morning to an address near a gas station. Dial says a suspect fired at officers and they shot back, killing him. Dial says no one else was injured.
Police blocked off a section of roadway as they investigate.
No further details were immediately released.