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Aaron Clemens and Alonzo Martin were arrested on Attempted Murder charges. They are accused of shooting two men in Rupert on Sept. 13. Aaron Clemens and Alonzo Martin were arrested on Attempted Murder charges. They are accused of shooting two men in Rupert on Sept. 13.
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A trio of West Virginia law enforcement agencies team up to make a pair of arrests in a shooting investigation out of Rupert.

The shootings happened on Sept. 13 at the intersection of Anjean Road and Route 60. Clinton Walker, 22 and Kipton Puffenbarger, 49 were shot.  One was hit in the head and the other in the leg. Both men have since recovered from their injuries.  Chief Deputy Bruce Sloan said the shootings may have been drug related, but the victims were not involved.  According to Sloan, Walker and Puffenbarger were trying to help an area resident.

The investigation into the shooting, lead deputies to Aaron Clemens, 22, of Beckley and Alonzo Martin, 21, of Beaver.  Clemens was arrested on Thursday at 8:30 p.m.  Martin was arrested on Friday at 4 a.m. The two men are each charged with two counts of Attempted Murder.

Chief Deputy Sloan said that more arrests could be made in the case.  West Virginia State Troopers and Beckley Police Officers helped the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office with the investigation.  Clemens and Martin are being held in the Southern Regional Jail.