SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia State Police say troopers fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at them.

News outlets report Capt. Shallon Oglesby with the West Virginia State Police said the troopers responded Tuesday evening to a report of shots fired in the Drennen area of Nicholas County.

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Police said they encountered 50-year-old Jack Thomas Naylor, who pointed a rifle at them. Police say the troopers fired at Naylor, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

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No other information was immediately available.

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