BECKLEY, W.Va. — A man was shot and killed in Raleigh County Friday morning after allegedly shooting at a sheriff’s deputy.
The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department said home confinement officers were making a routine check on Charles Warren Wickline in Jonben when he pulled a gun on them and took off on an ATV.
Sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene and they found Wickline hiding behind a tree. They report trying to get him to surrender but he fired one shot at them. A deputy returned fire and Wickline was killed.
The sheriff’s department release said a deputy and a Wickline family member attempted CPR.
Wickline was on home confinement as a condition of his bond in a child neglect resulting in death case. He was charged after backing over a 13-month-old child with a vehicle last July.