UPDATE: Court documents show new details of Walker shooting

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WALKER, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE: 4/26/17, 10:50 A.M.

Criminal complaint documents filed by the Wood County Sheriff's Office reveal exactly what happened in the Walker shooting on Wednesday, April 19, that led to the arrest and arraignment Tuesday of 24-year-old Dustin Ray Kinney, of Oak Grove Road in Walker.

According to the complaint, the victim, Michael Anthony Morris, was shot in the leg at his home on Oak Grove Road by Kinney. Morris then drove his car to a neighbor's home on Walker Road for help, where the Wood County 911 Center received the call at 2:42 P.M. on April 19. At the hospital, Morris told deputies Kinney shot him in retaliation for something Kinney believes Morris did against a person Kinney knew. Morris also told investigators Kinney threatened to kill him if he told police who shot him.

Kinney was arrested Tuesday in Wirt County, and was arraigned there on charges of felony malicious or unlawful assault causing bodily injury, and use or presentation of a firearm during commission of a felony.

Kinney is in the North Central Regional Jail on $150,000 bond.


UPDATE: 4/25/17, 3:43 P.M.

Dustin Ray Kinney was arraigned Tuesday afternoon in Wirt County Magistrate Court, on charges of malicious or unlawful assault causing bodily injury, and use or presentation of a firearm during commission of a felony.

Kinney’s bond was set at $150,000, and he is being held at the North Central Regional Jail.

Investigators believe Kinney was involved in an April 19th shooting on Oak Grove Road, near Walker, that sent a 26-year-old man to Camden Clark Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his leg.

Kinney was arrested Tuesday morning at a home on the Southern Highway in Rockport, after investigators received a tip that he might be there.

Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens says the U.S. Marshal’s Service, West Virginia State Police, and Wirt County Sheriff’s Office were all involved in arresting Kinney.


UPDATE: 4/25/17, 11:45 A.M.

Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens says Dustin Ray Kinney, 24, of Parkersburg, has been arrested by the Wirt County Sheriff's Office. Investigators say Kinney is suspected of shooting a man on Oak Grove Road in Walker, W.Va., on April 19.


UPDATE: 4/21/17, 6:36 P.M.

Authorities say 24-year-old Dustin Ray Kinney, of Parkersburg, suspected in Wednesday's shooting on Oak Grove Road in Walker, W.Va., should be considered "armed and dangerous."

Dustin Ray Kinney was identified today as the suspect by Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens, who also says Kinney is possibly connected to a robbery that happened in Parkersburg earlier on Wednesday.

Kinney is described as 6-foot-2 and weighs 175 pounds. He has multiple tattoos on his neck and face. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information on Kinney, you can call these numbers:

The Wood County Sheriff's Office: (304) 424-1834

The sheriff's office's anonymous tip line: (304) 834-3909

Stephens says the 26-year-old man who was taken to Camden Clark Medical Center after the shooting remains in the hospital.

Authorities say the man went to his neighbor's house on Walker Road about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday and reported being shot in the leg.

The Wood County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate the case.


Wood County deputies are still investigating who shot a man in the leg on Walker Road Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Wood County 911 Center, the shooting was reported at 2:45 Wednesday, from a home in the 3700 block of Walker Road, near Oak Grove Road, in the community of Walker.

Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens tells us a man went to his neighbor's house and reported being shot.

Stephens says he was taken to Camden Clark Medical Center, where he's being treated for a leg injury, and getting questioned by deputies.

Information has not yet been released on a suspected shooter, and deputies say they're still investigating leads in the case.



 
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