UPDATE: Son shoots and kills his father in Nicholas County

Stover, David Allen, Jr.

UPDATE: NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – An altercation between a father and son has left one dead in Nicholas County.

According to Nicholas County Deputies, David Allen Stover and his son David Allen Stover Jr. got into an altercation on Tuesday evening.

David Allen Stover Jr. shot and killed his father on the side of the road on U.S. Route 19 in birch River.

The incident is still under investigation.

Stover Jr. has been charged with murder and is currently in Central Regional Jail.


NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – One person is dead after a shooting in Nicholas County.

According to Emergency Officials, the shooting took place at around 6:30 pm on U.S. 19 in Birch River near mile marker 59.5.  Officials told WOAY that a man shot another man. The victim died on the scene and, the suspect is in custody.

The Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department is leading the investigation.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates on this developing story.

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