Suspect in Montcalm shooting turns himself in

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MONTCALM, WV (WVNS)– 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, 2021: Deputies in Mercer County made an arrest in a shooting investigation which began on Saturday, Feb. 27. Scottie Tiller of Montcalm, who was a person of interest, turned himself in at 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

Tiller is charged with one count of Malicious Wounding, two counts of Wanton Endangerment and Possession of a Firearm while on Probation. Investigators said he was awaiting arraignment before being taken to the Southern Regional Jail

ORIGINAL STORY: 12:11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021: One person is injured after an early morning shooting.

It happened in Montcalm area of Mercer County on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021.

Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Parks said the call came in about a shooting near the apartments on Methodist Hill Road around 9 a.m. When deputies arrived on scene, they found the victim. They were unable to locate the shooter.

The victim was taken to the nearest hospital to be treated.

Deputies are looking for Scottie Tiller. Parks said they believe he is a person of interest in the investigation.

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