Raleigh County Deputies release identities and new details after deadly shooting

UPDATE: (March 19, 2020, 3:30 PM) – Deputies in Raleigh County have released the names involved in a shooting that took place in Eccles.

Deputies say they found Amanda Taylor had suffered a gunshot in the head.  She was alive and communicating with deputies.  Taylor was administered aid by the deputies and transported to the hospital by EMS where she is currently listed in critical condition.

Deputies also located a deceased male in the residence named Samuel Jermaine Taylor that had also been shot in the head.

The investigation into the shooting revealed the two had been involved in a domestic argument and during the argument, Samuel shot Amanda and then took his own life.


UPDATE (March 19, 2020, 9:00 AM) – The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a shooting Wednesday night in Eccles. One male subject was pronounced dead at the scene due to a gunshot wound, and a female subject was also shot and transported for medical treatment.

The Sheriff’s Office says the incident is still under investigation.


ECCLES, WV (WOAY) – Deputies and detectives are currently on the scene of a shooting in Eccles.

Details are very limited at this time but stick with WOAY News for further details.

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