Two deputies shot in Cabell County

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ONA, WV (WOWK) – The Cabell County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Ona.

Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle said two deputies with the Cabell County Sheriff’s Department were shot executing a search warrant for stolen property at around 6:30 p.m. at a home on Blue Sulfer Road.

The sheriff said shots were fired, and a suspect named Michael Pinkerman was killed. His father, who was not named, was injured and is in custody.

The Cabell County sheriff said the deputies, Jimmy Johnston and Jared Cremeans, have been taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Multiple police agencies are on the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

The Milton Police Department and Delegate Daniel Linville have confirmed the situation, sending thoughts and prayers to the officers.

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