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Name Of Victim Released In Raleigh Shooting

Reported by: Send eMail Rick Lord
Reported: Jun. 25, 2014 9:44 PM EDT
Updated: Jun. 25, 2014 11:39 PM EDT
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Crab Orchard, Raleigh County , West Virginia

Authorities have released the name of the victim of Tuesday morning's homicide in Raleigh County.

The sheriff's office said Richard Lee Lester, 49, died after being shot.

Officials said at about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday morning, his girlfriend shot him in their home on Carter Avenue in Crab Orchard during a fight.

Children were in the home at the time of the shooting.

Charges have not been filed. Police say the investigation is continuing.



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