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.READ MORE: Crews On The Scene Of Two-Alarm Fire On Dawson Street In Wall Borough
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.READ MORE: Faculty Members Of Point Park University Rally Outside Of University, Call For New Contract
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.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Workers Quitting Their Jobs At The Lowest Rate In The U.S.
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