Princeton police investigating deadly shooting last week

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – The Princeton Police Department is looking for answers after a shooting left one person dead last week.

That shooting is confirmed to have happened in the area of Kee Street and North McNutt Avenue. Officers responded to a call for a possible shooting and found one person, Shaileshbhai “Sam” Patel, dead from a gunshot wound in the chest.

Police are investigating that murder and are looking for the public’s help.

If you know anything, you can contact the Princeton Police Department at 304-487-5000 or the Mercer County nonemergency number at 304-425-8911. The Patel family is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest.

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