City of Beckley Police Dept.

Jalen Alexander

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Police have named a suspect in the shooting death of a man at an apartment Friday in Beckley.

An arrest warrant was issued for Jalen Malik Alexander, 24, of Beckley, who was charged with first degree murder in the death of 22-year-old Maurice Emmanuel Webster of Beckley.

Officers responded to the scene at the Hargrove Street Apartments complex early Friday morning and found the victim with a single gunshot wound. According to Beckley Police, life-saving measures were attempted but the victim died at the scene.

In a statement, investigators said Alexander should be considered armed and dangerous.



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