(07/02/2019)
MARSHALL FOOTBALL PLAYER SHOT - Huntington police are investigating after a Marshall football player was shot in the back over the weekend.

Police said Dante Walker, 19, of Riverdale, Ga., was injured. He is a defensive lineman on the Marshall University football team.

Police said the shooting happened about 10:10 p.m. Saturday as Walker was walking along 10th Avenue in Huntington. Police said Walker heard gunshots and was struck in the back. He went to Cabell Huntington Hospital and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police continue to investigate.

“We are aware of a shooting involving a Marshall student-athlete, who we expect to make a full recovery,” a spokesperson from Marshall Athletics said.

WEBSTER SHOTS - A Webster County man was allegedly shot at Saturday after he was arguing with a woman over money, according to the criminal complaint.

According to troopers, Charles Williams went into the house and grabbed the gun while his wife and the victim were arguing over money.

According to the criminal complaint, Williams said that he went onto the sidewalk and fired two shots into the air before putting the gun back in the house.

According to troopers, the victim said that he went over to the house because Williams' wife owed him money. He said that he heard two gun shots while they were arguing.

Williams' has been charged with wanton endangerment.

MOTORCYCLE CLUB VIOLENCE - Kanawha County deputies arrest eight people early Saturday morning after a fight broke out an a motorcycle club.

A fight broke out early Sunday morning at an Apache Motorcycle Club, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

According to the complaint, when deputies arrived they spoke with several members of the Apache MC who were bloody and appeared to have been beaten.

Witness said several members of the Pagan and Demon clubs entered the Apache club uninvited and a fight broke out, the complaint said.

The complaint said the victims were beat up and held down at gunpoint while their motorcycle patches, also known as cuts, were removed. Other items including firearm, knives, and clothing were also taken from the victims.

Rhonda Brisendine, 48, of Elkview, James Grime,37, of Poca, Roger Prater, 33, of Delbarton, and Gary McDaniels, 34, of Stollings are charged with armed robbery. They are being held in the South Central Regional Jail on $100,000 bond.

Douglas Bailey, 51, of Charleston, James Overby, 44, of Lorado, Linda Paetz, 51, of Temperance, Mich., and Christopher Scragg, 45, of Charleston are charged with conspiracy to commit armed robbery. They are being held in the South Central Regional Jail on $50,000 bond.

In all, the complaint said 15 to 20 people were involved in the incident.


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