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UPDATE | Shooting suspect confirmed as nurse called to speak at White House

A shooting in Williamson, West Virginia, sent a woman to the hospital Thursday evening.
A shooting in Williamson, West Virginia, sent a woman to the hospital Thursday evening.(KY3)
Published: Oct. 8, 2020 at 6:32 PM EDT
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UPDATE 10/9/2020 @ 11:00 a.m.

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Williamson Police tell WSAZ the shooting victim underwent surgery and is expected to be okay. The criminal complaint lists the suspect as Amy Thorn, but WSAZ has confirmed that Amy is also known as Amy Johnson and Amy Ford.

Records obtained through the West Virginia Board of Registered Nurses indicate that Amy Jolene Johnson has been a registered nurse since at least 2003.

WSAZ spoke to Amy Ford earlier this year when she traveled to NYC to work during the pandemic.

Ford was also recognized at the Republican Convention in August.

According to a criminal complaint, Amy Thorn, 39, shot Jonda Whitt near 841 Vinson street in Williamson.

Thorn is charged with malicious wounding.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.

UPDATE 10/9/2020 @ 9:52 A.M.

A shooting Thursday evening sent one woman to the hospital.

According to a criminal complaint, Amy Thorn, 39, shot Jonda Whitt near 841 Vinson street in Williamson.

Thorn is charged with malicious wounding.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.

A shooting in Williamson sent a woman to the hospital Thursday evening.

According to Williamson Police, the shooting happened around 5 p.m. on Vinson Street and involved another woman.

Other details are unavailable at this time, including the extent of the victim’s injuries.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.

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