Argument leads to deadly shooting, man arrested

According to the Mingo County Sheriff’s Office, James Rodney Thompson has been charged with first degree murder.
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MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man accused in a shooting death is facing a first degree murder charge Wednesday.

According to the Mingo County Sheriff’s Office, James Rodney Thompson was arrested in the Lenore area after an argument turned deadly.

Deputies say during the fight, Thompson pulled out a handgun and fired several shots, hitting the other person in the chest. The victim died from the injuries sustained during the shooting.

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