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West Virginia man charged in Saturday shooting in Buchanan

West Virginia man charged in Saturday shooting in Buchanan

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A West Virginia man has been charged with malicious wounding in a shooting Saturday on Slate Creek Road in Buchanan County.

Andrew Bryant Bird, 29, of Fayette, was arrested after investigators say he shot the victim following an altercation, according to a news release from the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office. A gun believed to have been used in the shooting was collected.

The victim, who has not been identified, suffered injuries that were not life-threatening and was transported to a hospital in Pikeville, Kentucky, the release states.

Bird is being held without bond at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail, the release states.

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