5/6/2014 11:40 AM
by Rebecca Turco
BLUEFIELD - The man connected to a shooting
in Mercer County last month is charged with murder after the victim died over the weekend.
Bluefield Police Detective K. L. Adams
said Steven Rhodes died Saturday evening at Charleston Area Medical Center,
following a gunshot wound to his head on April 21. Trayvon Strange, 20, was arrested for allegedly shooting Rhodes after a reported altercation at a Lewis Street apartment building, where the men were neighbors.
Strange will be arraigned for the
murder charge in front of Judge William Sadler at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according
to officials for the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office.