Mercer County Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges


A man in Mercer County was arrested on charges of attempted murder. Lieutenant Pennington with the Bluefield Police Department said George Street shot his girlfriend in the shoulder on Sunday, March 16, 2015. Pennington said it happened at the Laurel Place Apartments in Bluefield. Officers said Street was out on parole for murder. 

Along with the attempted murder charge, Street is also accused of malicious assault, wounding and battery.

Street is being held in Southern Regional Jail on a $50,000 cash-only bond.

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