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Active shooter arrested in Williamson

A man was arrested Wednesday morning after police say he shot a gun in a neighborhood several...
A man was arrested Wednesday morning after police say he shot a gun in a neighborhood several times and at police.(Williamson Police Department)
Updated: May. 12, 2021 at 4:38 AM EDT
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WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man was arrested Wednesday morning after police say he shot a gun in a neighborhood several times and at police.

Williamson police say Andrew Hicks fired 16 shots in a neighborhood. He then fired shots at responding officers.

Hicks is charged with ten counts of shooting within 500 feet of a dwelling, 14 counts of wanton endangerment, brandishing a deadly weapon, four counts of attempted murder, and battery on an officer.

The Williamson Police Department, Mingo County Sheriff’s Office, and West Virginia State Police responded.

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