CLENDENIN, W.Va. — A Kanawha County man who was allegedly chasing another man with an axe was shot and killed Sunday afternoon according to sheriff’s deputies.

Robert Parsons, II, 38, of Clendenin, was pronounced dead after the shooting near Robinson Run Road in the Clendenin area. Deputies said he was shot by the man he was chasing. His name has not been released.

The initial calls to Kanawha County Metro 911 reported the axe incident.

No charges have been filed. Deputies are consulting with the county prosecutor’s office.

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  • Jim

    If this had happened in New York, the guy with the axe would still be alive.

  • 2XLPatriot

    "Buy yourself a double barrel shotgun and fire 2 shots in air like this; Pew, Pew. That will be enough to scare an intruder away."
    V.P. Joe Biden.

    That is of course if you're at home, in a locked house and not outside with a maniac chasing you with an axe. I would rather have a gun and not need it than need a gun and not have it.

  • DWL

    The Kanawha Co. prosecutor will see them once he himself gets out of court.

    How does that saying go? Oh yea! That fool brought an axe to a gun fight! His crime - stupidity!

  • MOCO man

    We have all heard the saying........never bring a knife to a gunfight..........

  • BIM Job

    Story should read, shooter has not been charged. Deputies are currently at south central regional jail consulting with kanawha county prosecutor.

    • DWL

      I wonder what visiting hours are?

  • BIM Job

    Chase me with an axe and I would shoot you too.