One dead in officer involved shooting in Berkeley County

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. — A man was killed in an officer involved shooting early Monday morning in Berkeley County.

According to state police, troopers and Berkeley County deputies were dispatched to a domestic dispute involving a firearm near Bunker Hill at 1:29 a.m.

“Upon making contact with the armed suspect, law enforcement was forced to utilize lethal force,” a news release from state police said.

An investigation is underway.

It’s the second officer-involved shooting in recent days in West Virginia. One person was killed Saturday night by police in McDowell County.

Panhandle News Network Reporter Marsha Chwalik contributed to this story.

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