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Mingo County Active Shooter Arrested

A man was arrested Wednesday morning after police say he shot a gun in a neighborhood several times and at police.

Williamson police say 25-year-old Andrew Hicks fired 16 shots in a neighborhood. He then fired shots at responding officers.

Hicks is charged with ten counts of shooting within 500 feet of a dwelling, 14 counts of wanton endangerment, brandishing a deadly weapon, four counts of attempted murder, and battery on an officer.

The Williamson Police Department, Mingo County Sheriff’s Office, and West Virginia State Police responded.

Hicks is being housed at the Southwestern Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.


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