Woman dead in officer involved shooting in McDowell County

MCDOWELL COUNTY, W.Va. — An officer-involved shooting in Welch has left one person dead.

According to the West Virginia State Police, a woman was pronounced dead on the scene shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday.

Two troopers have been placed on critical incident leave pending an investigation.

WVSP said the investigation is ongoing and will release more details when they become available.

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