Sheriff In West Virginia Shot, Suspect In Custody

12:35 PM, Apr 3, 2013   |    comments
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Williamson, WVA -- An emergency official says a West Virginia county sheriff has been shot and a suspect is in custody.   

Mingo County Office of Emergency Services head dispatcher Willis Spence says Sheriff Eugene Crum was shot Wednesday within a block of the county Courthouse. Spence did not know Crum's condition.   

Spence says the courthouse is closed.   

Further information wasn't immediately available.   

Spence says a news conference is planned for 6 p.m.

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