One dead after weekend shooting in Nicholas County

BIRCH RIVER, WV (WOAY) – An investigation is underway after a fatal shooting in Nicholas County.

On Saturday, police were dispatched to a home on Hookersville Rd. in Birch River for a possible shooting.

Officers found 37-year-old Nathaniel Wood dead from a gunshot wound to the neck.

42-year-old Nicol Petry is believed to be the suspect, but no charges have yet been filed.

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