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Man Killed in Nicholas County Shooting

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

NICHOLAS COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAS) -- One man is dead, and another charged with murder.

West Virginia State Police said Robert Dodrill Jr. was arguing with his girlfriend and forced his way into a trailer occupied by her and Albert Dancy. Dodrill is accused of shooting Dancy in the chest; Dancy died at the hospital.

Police found Dodrill in the back of the trailer holding a gun to his own chest. Troopers used a Taser to get him under control. Dodrill was taken to the Central Regional Jail.

Another man, Jacob Smith, was charged with being an accessory before the fact.


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