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Man Accused Of Stabbing Two People And Threatening Troopers With A Knife Killed By Police

Reported: May. 10, 2014 10:06 AM EDT
Updated: May. 10, 2014 6:44 PM EDT
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HINTON, W.Va. (Mamie Buoy) - A Summers County man is dead after he was shot by a trooper after allegedly stabbing his ex-wife, her boyfriend and then threatening officers with the knife.

Troopers say they got a call about a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of Miller Avenue, in Hinton, early Saturday morning.

One of the victims, Mika Gumm, said that her ex-husband, Shane Gumm, had broken into her house. Shane Gumm allegedly stabbed Rick Cline and then assaulted Mika Gumm with the knife.

Mika Gumm told officers she was able to grab a gun and shoot Shane Gumm before running out of the home.

Officers went inside the residence and say they found Shane Gumm in the hallway still holding the knife. They say he refused to drop the weapon and lunged at officers. That's when they say they fired their weapons fatally wounding him.

Rick Cline was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. Mika Gumm suffered cuts to her hands and feet. The officers were not hurt in the incident.

Troopers say Mika Gumm had a protective order against Shane Gumm when the crime happened.







HINTON, W.Va. (Mamie Buoy) - West Virginia State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Summers County.

The incident happened on Miller Avenue, in Hinton, early Saturday morning.

Investigators are not releasing details on the case, but will hold a press conference around 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for more information on this story.



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