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Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested

By: Mike Waterhouse Email
By: Mike Waterhouse Email

A man accused of shooting another man twice is now behind bars.

Christopher Douglas Thomas turned himself in to Putnam County Sheriff's Deputies Wednesday afternoon. He's charged with attempted murder and malicious wounding.

Police say Thomas shot James Sutherland near his stomach early Sunday morning in Hurricane.

Thomas is being held on a $400,000 bond. According to a hospital operator, Sutherland is in serious condition at CAMC in Charleston.


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