Man arrested in shooting Sunday

Peters is charged with malicious wounding in connection to a shooting in Alum Creek.
Peters is charged with malicious wounding in connection to a shooting in Alum Creek.(Kim Rafferty)
Published: Apr. 3, 2022 at 7:07 PM EDT
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ALUM CREEK, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Update 4/3/2022

Deputies have arrested Brett Peters in connection to the shooting in Alum Creek Sunday.

Peters was arrested after deputies found him and the victim, Lacy Harrison inside the home at the 600 block of Childress Rd. According the criminal complaint, Harrison has been shot in the left side of her face and she had extensive internal injuries to her head.

Peters is charged with malicious wounding in connection to the shooting incident.

Deputies said in the court documents, Peters called 9-1-1 and and reported Harrison had shot herself in the face.

During the investigation deputies said the shooting did not appear accidental based on the evidence at the scene.

Original story 4/3/2022

Kanawha County deputies responded to a home in the 600 block of Childress Rd. Sunday afternoon for a shooting.

Deputies said they found a woman in the home with a gunshot wound to the face around 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The woman’s injuries were non-life-threatening.

A man has been arrested in connection to the shooting and charged with malicious wounding according to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

The name of the man arrested has not yet been released. Keep checking WSAZ for updates.

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