Off-Duty Police Officer Wounded In Shooting

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HINTON, W.Va. (AP) – Officials say an off-duty West Virginia police officer has been shot and wounded in a shooting that also left two others hurt.

The town of Alderson said in a news release that the shooting occurred late Friday night in Summers County.

Officials say Alderson Police Mccaden Brackenrich was airlifted to a Charleston hospital. His condition was not immediately released.

Authorities did not release any details about the two other people who were injured.

News outlets report that 66-year-old Frederick Tolliver has been arrested and is facing charges of attempted murder and malicious wounding. It is unclear what prompted the shooting in the southeastern part of the state.

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