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Second Arrest Made In Connection To Fatal Huntington Shooting

Reported by: Send eMail Darrah Wilcox, Mamie Buoy
Reported: Jul. 3, 2014 11:04 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 4, 2014 11:07 AM EDT
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Huntington Shooting Arrest
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Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia

A second man has been arrested in connection with a Huntington murder last week.

Huntington and Barboursville police arrested 23-year-old Spanish Smith at an apartment on Nash Street in Barboursville Thursday evening. Smith was wanted in connection with the murder of Eugene Walmsley, who was shot to death on Eighth Avenue.

Police searched the apartment on Nash Avenue and say they found drugs and at least one assault style weapon. They also stopped a man they saw leaving the apartment in a taxi. Police say they found heroin on that man, 22-year-old Joseph Cook. They also say he is wanted in Michigan for an unspecified violent crime.

This is the second arrest made in connection with Walmsley's murder in the past few days. 46-year-old Timothy Anderson was arrested earlier this week. Police say he witnessed the shooting and helped the suspects hide from police.








Police have made a second arrest in connection with a Huntington shooting death.

Officers said Spanish Smith of Detroit was arrested Thursday

Smith was sought in the shooting death of Eugene Scott Walmsley, 33, of Detroit.




A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Huntington.

Court documents said Timothy Anderson, 46, of Huntington was arrested this week on a charge of misdemeanor accessory to murder. The arrest is in connection to the shooting death last week of Eugene Walmsley on Eighth Avenue. Anderson was allegedly present during the shooting and ran off with other suspects and changed clothing, court documents said.

Police said Anderson "secured a large amount" of money at another suspect's direction and helped other suspects hide from police after the murder. Police said other arrests are pending.



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