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UPDATE: Second Arrest Made in Raleigh County Murder; Teenager Still on Run

By: Jeremy Edwards, Brooks Jarosz; WSAZ News Staff Email
By: Jeremy Edwards, Brooks Jarosz; WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 11/5/12 @ 12:20 p.m.
RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A second arrest has been made in connection with a murder in Raleigh County.

Antonio Wade has been charged with being a felon in possession of a gun.

On Saturday night deputies say Wade, Dominic Paige and a teenager were trying to turn around in Danny Kennedy's driveway in the small town of Sprague.

A fight broke out and Kennedy was shot and killed.

Paige was arrested Sunday.

Deputies are still searching for the teenager.

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UPDATE: 11/5/12 @ 1 a.m.
SPRAGUE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Deputies have arrested a man in connection with a murder and are searching for two other suspects.

Deputies say Danny Kennedy, 54, was shot once and left lying outside his home. It happened overnight Saturday in Sprague in Raleigh County.

Investigators say three suspects were leaving a home in the neighborhood and tried to turn around in Kennedy's driveway when their car got stuck in the grass. Dominic Paige, Antonio Wade and a teenager were in the car.

Police say Kennedy came outside, upset and they began arguing, which soon escalated to violence. Kennedy ended up getting shot and later died at the hospital.

"I just remember like screaming in my head and wanting to get like on the ground as fast as possible," neighbor Nora Davis said. "It hurts really bad to know that someone got shot over something so small and could have been prevented."

Deputies say one of the three pulled the trigger and they all left Kennedy, ditched the car and took off. Paige was later tracked down and arrested. He is charged with murder, however, Wade and the teenager are still on the run.

Meanwhile, a neighborhood is left grieving and trying to understand why it happened.

"He was just an awesome guy, just really good to everybody," neighbor Rita Gearhart said. "I've never seen you know never any trouble out of anybody."

Gearhart added, "It's going to be really hard...to know he's not there."

If you have any information that can help, call the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office at 304-255-9300.

Deputies say both suspects still on the run are originally from Beckley.

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ORIGINAL STORY
SPRAGUE, W.VA. (WSAZ) -- One man is in custody and two others are wanted by police in connection with a murder.

Danny Kennedy, 54, died at the hospital after being shot outside his home on Cohen Street.

According to investigators a car carrying three people got stuck in Kennedy's yard after attempting to turn around in his driveway.

Police say Kennedy came out and argued with the three suspects before returning inside his home.

He then came back outside and was shot following another argument, according to deputies.

The suspects fled on foot, including Dominic Paige, 22, who deputies later found and arrested.

He is in jail charged with murder.

Raleigh County deputies are still looking for Antonio Wade and a juvenile in connection with Kennedy's murder. Both suspects are from Beckley.

If you have any information contact the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office at 304-255-9300.

Keep clicking WSAZ.COM for updates.


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