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WVa State Police fatally shoot man who fired at officers

December 4, 2020 GMT

WAYNE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police shot and killed a man who fired at officers Friday, the agency said.

The man identified as Randy Ward, 34, barricaded himself inside a camper in Wayne County, about 10 miles southwest of Huntington, troopers told news outlets. A shot was fired inside the camper, and investigators tried to get the man to come out, police said.

The man came out with a rifle and raised it, pointing it at troopers and deputies, police said. The suspect fired at law enforcement, police said. No one else was hurt.