Mercer sheriff says man shot and killed after dispute with neighbor

Authorities said a Mercer County man has been fatally shot following a long-standing dispute with a neighbor.

The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reported the unidentified victim was killed during an argument early Thursday morning.

Mercer County Sheriff Don Meadows said the shooting was the result of a dispute.

He said the person who fired the shot was also a male. No arrests were immediately made.

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