UPDATE: Two arrested in connection to Mercer County shooting

Mercer County

UPDATE: 1/22/2021 at 4:30 p.m.– Two people are facing charges following a shooting in Mercer County.

According to Det. Sommers with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, Amy Mitchem and Timothy Gibbs were arrested. The shooting that happened on Jan. 14, 2021 near Strawberry Loop Road in Princeton.

According to the Southern Regional Jail Website, Mitchem is charged with Accessory Before the Fact of 1st Degree Robbery.

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GLENWOOD, WV (WVNS) — A man is injured after an overnight shooting in Mercer County.

Deputies were called at 12:24 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021 to the intersection of Kirby Addition Road and Strawberry Loop in Glenwood for reports of gunfire. When they arrived, they discovered a 30-year-old man was shot twice in the foot while walking through a nearby mobile home park. The man was taken to Princeton Community Hospital, then later flown to Charleston Area Medical Center.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office do not have a suspect at this time. They are asking anyone with information to call the sheriff’s office at (304) 487-8364 or Mercer County dispatch at (304) 425-8911.

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