UPDATE: Identity of the person killed in Wyoming County released

UPDATE: The identity of the person who was killed in a shooting in Wyoming County is Michael Douglas Kennedy, 40 years of age from Long Branch.

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Thursday, July 16, 2020, at 8:30 am UPDATE: One person is dead after a shooting in Wyoming County Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a domestic disturbance at Turkey Dip near Oceana. The disturbance resulted in a male being shot. He later succumbed to the injuries.

At this time, there have been no charges. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it becomes available.


WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Wyoming County Deputies are investigating a shooting that happened this afternoon.

Wyoming County Deputies responded to the Turkey Dip area just outside of Oceana this afternoon.

Deputies are still on scene, and details will be released when more information becomes available.

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