WV State Police Investigating Calhoun Co. Murder

A Calhoun County man is behind bar facing murder charges. According to the West Virginia State Police around 6:40pm Wednesday night, 45 year-old Thomas Husk shot and killed John Cyrus.

A news release says the shooting followed a dispute between the two men. The 45 year-old Cyrus, who is also from Calhoun County allegedly approached a vehicle Husk was sitting in and began striking him.

Husk then responded by shooting Cyrus three times. Husk is now in custody at the Central Regional Jail facing 2nd degree murder charges.

He is awaiting his arraignment in Calhoun County Magistrate Court.

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