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UPDATE: Drive By Shooting In Parkersburg

By: WTAP News Email
By: WTAP News Email

UPDATE: 6/26/2012 12:13 PM

Multiple gun shots were fired in a Parkersburg neighborhood Thursday morning, now police are trying to figure out who pulled the trigger.

The Parkersburg police showed up to find a crowd out side a home on Grafton Street, just off of Lynn Street, in Parkersburg.

It all started around 5:00 Thursday morning when a fight broke out between two women and grew from there.

Andre Jackson was taken into custody for obstructing.

He was charged with obstructing and public intoxication then released on a $600 bond.

Less than an hour later, Sergeant Greg Collins says an SUV drove by the house and at least 8 shots were fired into the upstairs apartment.

Sergeant Collins says, "We are at this time looking for a gray SUV. There are to females that are persons of interest at this point; that we need to speak to in reference to this incident.

He says about 8 to 10 people were inside the apartment complex when shots were fired.

He adds they don't have a motive and no one was hurt.

From here they are speaking to neighbors and witnesses to follow any leads.



Police are on the scene of a drive by shooting on Grafton Street in Parkersburg.

Pakersburg Police officials say at 5:12 A.M. they responded to a home on Grafton Street. Two females were involved in a fight. Police say one female was taken into custody.

At 6:02 A.M. police were called back to the house on Grafton Street when nine shots were fired into the home. Nobody was injured.

Police say they have persons of interest in the case and will be conducting interviews this morning.

WTAP has a crew on scene and will bring you all the latest information as it becomes available.


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