Summers County man arrested for shooting gun in park

Summers County

HINTON, W. Va. (WVNS) — A Summers County man is behind bars for shooting a gun in a busy area in Hinton. 

Hinton Police arrested Kevin Andrew Weikle, 28 of Nimitz, WV, on January 28, 2018. 

Police tell 59 News the shooting happened at Bell Point Park, off of Greenbrier Drive in Hinton. At this time, it’s unclear if any injuries were reported or if there is a motive. 

Weikle is charged with wanton endangerment, brandishing, shooting firearm in municipal park and destruction of property. 

Weikle is currently out on bond. Officer N. L. Jeffries is the investigating officer.

Stay with 59 News on this developing story. 

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