Two separate shootings under investigation in Berkeley County

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Two separate shooting incidents remain under investigation.

The first one is a homicide that started as a 6 a.m. shots fired call at 2178 Henshaw Road in the Inwood. Deputies found a 25 year-old man from Harpers Ferry dead from gunshot wounds.

Berkeley County Sheriff Curtis Keller confirmed Donnyel Simmons, 40 of Martinsburg, has been arrested and charged with murder. The victim’s name is being withheld.

On Sunday evening at around 5, Berkeley County deputies went to a trailer court off of US Route 11 in the Pikeside area for a disturbance. On scene, they found a man with gunshot wounds to his legs. The man had also been beaten during an altercation.

A suspect confessed to the crime and was arrested.





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