UPDATE: Man Arrested After Firing Shots at Homes in Kanawha County

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

UPDATE 10/6/11 @ 10:35 a.m.
CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Kanawha County Deputies say they have arrested a man after firing shots from an apartment toward some neighboring homes in the Cross Lanes area.

Deputies were called to the Village Hill Apartments in Cross Lanes around 10:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Deputies say Ashley Shelton, fired some shots at some neighboring homes from his apartment.

The Kanawha County SWAT Team evacuated the apartments near Shelton's unit.

Negotiators tried to talk with Shelton, but didn't get any response. The SWAT team then forced their way inside and arrested Shelton without incident.

Shelton has been charged with three counts of Wanton Endangerment and is in the South Central Regional Jail.



UPDATE 10/6/11 @ 7:25 a.m.
CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- SWAT teams in Kanawha County spent several hours at an apartment complex in Cross Lanes after receiving a call about shots fired in the area.

Kanawha County 911 Dispatchers say someone was firing a handgun out of a window at the complex.

It happened just after midnight at the apartments in the 5400 block of Big Tyler Road.

No one was hurt and the incident did not result in any evacuations.

Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies tell WSAZ.com a man was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment.

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ORIGINAL STORY 10/6/11 @ 1:20 a.m.
CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- SWAT teams were called the scene of a situation at an apartment complex in Cross Lanes just after midnight.

It happened at the apartments in the 5400 block of Big Tyler Road, following reports of shots fired.

Kanawha County 911 Dispatchers say someone was firing a handgun out of a window at the complex.

There are no reports of injuries, and the incident has not resulted in any evacuations at this time.

There is no word on whether any arrests have been made.

The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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