UPDATE: Fatal shooting in Bramwell stemmed from domestic incident

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UPDATE 2/9/2020 6:45 P.M.: New details are emerging after a fatal shooting in Bramwell, WV on Sunday, February 9, 2020.

Chief Deputy Joe Parks with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department confirmed the man killed was later identified as Charles Sturgill of Bramwell. Deputy Parks said this altercation was “domestic in nature” after learning that Sturgill forced himself into the home of a married couple he allegedly knew, and was shot once.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The husband admitted to shooting Sturgill in self defense. No one is facing charges at the moment and the case is still under investigation.


BRAMWELL, WV (WVNS) – Mercer County Deputies are currently on scene of a fatal shooting that happened in Bramwell, WV on Sunday, February 9, 2020.

Chief Deputy Joe Parks confirmed his department responded to the call of a man who sustained gunshot wounds on Mill Creek Road in Bramwell around 2:00 p.m. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

As of 2:45 p.m. Sergeant Summers and State Police are still on scene investigating the situation, Details are limited at this time, stay with 59 News for more details on this developing story.

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