UPDATE: 2/10/21- Two men have now been charged in connection to the shooting in Colcord that left a Tennessee man injured.
According to a criminal complaint, on January 26, 2021, deputies were dispatched to a home in Colcord. Upon arrival, deputies spoke to witnesses who advised they saw possible blood on the door of the residence and had seen the occupants leave in a White Sedan.
Later in the day, Raleigh General Hospital had advised deputies that Devonte Saddler arrived with a gun shot wound. Saddler advised hospital staff that the shooting occurred in Oak Hill. Through investigation, deputies were able to determine that this was the vehicle witnesses saw leaving from Colcord. After obtaining a search warrant for the residence, deputies found the scene of a shooting inside the residence.
Through investigation, it was learned that Michael Foley, Sid Williams and another suspect were at the residence along with the victim, Devonte Saddler. Foley and Williams went to the residence with the intent to rob Saddler, a fight ensued and Saddler was ultimately shot during the fight. Saddler was then transported to the hospital and dropped off.
After obtaining video surveillance, deputies were able to positively identify the suspects at the residence at the time of the shooting. Michael Foley has been charged with malicious assault and robbery. He is currently in South Central Regional Jail under a $50,000 bond. Meanwhile, Sidney Williams has been charged with malicious assault, fugitive from justice and robbery. He is currently in Southern Regional Jail under a $75,000 bond.
UPDATE: 1/27/21- On 1-26-2021 during the mid-morning hours Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a gunshot victim at Raleigh General Hospital Emergency room that had reportedly been shot in the Oak Hill area of Fayette County.
It was later determined that the victim had actually been shot at a residence on Dakota Court in Colcord located in Raleigh County. Raleigh County Detectives then took over the investigation.
The victim is identified as Devonte Saddler age 25 of Chattanooga TN. He is still undergoing treatment for his injuries. Detectives with Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office are still actively investigating. Due to the ongoing active nature of this case, further details can’t be released at this time.
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting that took place Tuesday, Jan. 26 in the Bradley area.
Details are limited, but dispatchers say the call came in at 9:30 last night.
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