PARKERSBURG, W.Va. UPDATE: 01/25/18 4 P.M.
Parkersburg Police say these 3 suspects - Tanner John Smith, 23-year-old Scott Baker, and 23-year-old Alexis Allberry, face charges in the shooting of 26-year old Stephen Wilder, which happened Wednesday, April 19, 2017, on Maple Street in Parkersburg.
A Parkersburg man could spend nearly 15 years in prison for his guilty plea to the attempted murder of another Parkersburg man last April.
Scott Baker II, 24, was given a three- to 15-year prison sentence in Wood County Circuit Court on Wednesday. He was given credit for 281 days he’s already served and ordered to pay nearly $3,700 restitution to the victim.
Baker and two other Parkersburg residents were charged after the April 19 shooting on Maple Street that seriously wounded Stephen Wilder, 26. Police say he allegedly used a 9 mm pistol to shoot Wilder.
Alexis Allberry, 24, and Tanner Smith, 22, also face charges for attempting to hide evidence after the shooting.
UPDATE: 8/16/2017, 3:17 P.M.
Three suspects were indicted Tuesday on charges in an April 19th shooting that wounded a man at a home on Maple Street in Parkersburg.
On August 15th, the Wood County Grand Jury indicted Scott Charles Baker, II, 23, of Parkersburg, Alexis Jean Allberry, 24, of Parkersburg, and Tanner John Smith, 22, of Parkersburg, on several charges each, for their roles in the shooting that severely wounded Stephen Wilder, 26, of Parkersburg.
Baker was indicted on charges of attempted murder, malicious assault and wanton endangerment involving a firearm.
Allberry and Smith were each indicted on charges of accessory after the fact to attempted murder, accessory after the fact to malicious assault and accessory after the fact to wanton endangerment involving a firearm.
Police allege Baker used a 9 MM pistol to shoot Wilder.
The criminal complaint says Allberry's purse contained that 9 mm pistol and ammunition, which matched a shell casing found at the shooting scene.
According to the complaint, Allberry told police Smith gave her the gun after Baker used it to shoot Wilder.
Wilder was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital in serious condition, where he was treated and later released.
UPDATE: 05/4/2017 5: P.M.
The last of three suspects allegedly involved in last month's shooting on Maple Street in Parkersburg had his bond set at $400,000 Wednesday in Wood County Magistrate Court.
Tanner Smith, 21, of Marietta is facing a felony charge of accessory after the fact in the April 19 shooting that seriously wounded Steven Wilder, 26, of Parkersburg.
According to a criminal complaint filed in Magistrate Court, Smith allegedly used a towel to "wipe" down a gun, magazine and bullets before giving the items a co-defendant to dispose of.
Two other people were previously arraigned in the April 19 shooting at 512A Maple St.
Scott Baker, 23, of Parkersburg, faces a charge of attempted murder with use of a firearm, and Alexis Jean Allberry, 23, of Parkersburg, is charged with being an accessory after the fact of attempted murder.
According to the criminal complaint, police found a 9 mm pistol in Allberry's purse that allegedly was given to her by Smith. The complaint also says a shell casing police found at the shooting scene matched the rounds found in Allberry's purse.
All three suspects remain in the North Central Regional Jail.
21-year-old Tanner John Smith, AKA: "T.J.," of Marietta, the third of three suspects in Wednesday's shooting on Maple Street in Parkersburg, is in custody in Ohio.
UPDATE 4/20/17, 12:51 PM:
Parkersburg Police have released a picture and a new description of the 3rd suspect still at-large in Wednesday's shooting on Maple Street in Parkersburg.
Investigators are looking for 21-year-old Tanner John Smith, AKA: "T.J.," of Marietta, described as 6' tall, 150 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.
Police say Smith has an active warrant for Harboring, Concealing, Maintaining, or Assisting a Principal Felon After the Commission of an Offense.
Earlier Thursday in Wood County Court, bond was set in the arraignment of 2 captured suspects in this shooting.
23-year-old Scott Baker, of Parkersburg, was arraigned on the charge of attempted murder with use of a firearm. Baker is in the North Central Regional Jail on $500,000 bond.
23-year-old Alexis Jean Allberry, of Parkersburg, was also arraigned Thursday, on a charge of accessory after the fact of attempted murder. Allberry is in the North Central Regional Jail on $200,000 bond.
As of Thursday morning, the shooting victim, 26-year old Stephen Wilder, of Parkersburg, was in serious condition at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
UPDATE: 04/19/17 10:20 P.M.
Parkersburg police say two people are in custody and one's still at large, after a man was shot in the back Wednesday.
Parkersburg police say it happened around 1 P.M. today on the 500-block of Maple Street.
They say 26-year old Stephen Wilder from Parkersburg was rushed to the hospital after getting shot.
He was later flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, where he remains in serious condition.
Shortly after, 23-year-old Alexis Allberry from Parkersburg was taken into custody.
Police say she had a handgun on her that they believe was used in the shooting.
She's charged with accessory after the fact of attempted murder.
Later, police arrested 23-year-old Scott Baker of Parkersburg, also known as "Chaz".
He was taken into custody about eight miles outside of the city on Loomis Ridge Road, and is charged with attempted murder with use of a firearm.
Tanner John Smith of Marietta is still at large.
He's a non-white male and is wanted for accessory after the fact of attempted murder.
This is a developing story and we'll continue to bring you more details as they become available.
UPDATE: 04/19/17 5:15 P.M.
A Parkersburg woman is in custody and two suspects remain at large after a shooting Wednesday afternoon on Maple Street in Parkersburg that sent one person to the hospital.
Parkersburg Police say a 26-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the back in the shooting at 512 Maple Street. He was transported to Camden Clark Medical Center and later flown by helicopter to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
Police say they were able to communicate with him at the hospital and that they have recovered a weapon possibly used in the shooting.
Immediately after the shooting, Parkersburg Police say the two suspects fled on foot. The Wood County 911 center says officers initially searched an area of Bird and Reed streets in Parkersburg.
Police also called in an Air National Guard helicopter and used K9 units to search in the Worthington Creek area.
Police have not released the names of the two suspects but say they are known to local authorities.
A post on the Wood County 911 Center's Facebook page described one of the suspects as "tall dark and skinny male with a red shirt" and advised anyone who sees him to call 911.
Police also say they should be considered armed and dangerous.
UPDATE: 04/19/17 3:20 P.M.
Parkersburg Police now say they're are looking for two suspects connected to a shooting Wednesday afternoon that sent one person to the hospital.
The shooting happened shortly after 1 p..m. in the 500 block of Maple Street.
Police say the injured person suffered a gunshot wound to the back but was able to talk with first responders, The person was taken to the hospital.
Police have deployed an Air National Guard helicopter and K9 units to assist in the search for the suspects.
The shooting caused no problem for Wood County schools.
Mike Fling, an assistant superintendent of Wood County schools, says officials determined no lockdowns were necessary after talking with police and monitoring events.
According to a post on the Wood County 911 center's Facebook page, a suspect fled on foot in the area of Reed and Bird streets.
The post described that person as "tall dark and skinny male with a red shirt," and advised anyone who sees him to call 911.
We'll continue to update this story online and during our evening newscasts.
Parkersburg Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting that sent one person to the hospital.
A dispatcher supervisor at the Wood County 911 center confirmed one person was transported to the hospital after the incident in the 500 block of Maple Street. That person's injuries are not known at this time.
It happened shortly after 1 p.m.
According to a post on the 911 center's Facebook page, the suspect fled on foot in the area of Reed and Bird streets.
The post described the suspect as a "tall dark and skinny male with a red shirt," and advised anyone who sees him to call 911.
We'll continue to update this story online and during our evening newscasts.