EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSOne Injured, One Arrested After Meigs County Shooting
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Sep. 19, 2013 4:49 PM EDT
Updated: Sep. 19, 2013 10:39 PM EDT
Pomeroy , Meigs County , Ohio
A man is facing charges and another is recuperating after a shooting in Meigs County.
Neal D. Bonecutter, 41, of Pomeroy was charged with two counts of attempted murder.
The Meigs County Sheriff's Department responded to a shooting at a home on State Route 143 in Pomeroy early Thursday morning. Deputies said Bonecutter shot Allen Brickles in the lower leg and then fired shots at Melissa Dickens as she fled. Dickens was not injured. Bonecutter and Dickens both lived in the home.
Brickles was taken to Holzer Medical Center and transferred to Cabell Huntington Hospital. His condition is not known at this time.
Deputies said they searched the couple's home and found drugs and a large amount of cash. The sheriff's department said more charges are pending at this time. Bonecutter was taken to Middleport Jail.
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