Police: Two people dead in double stabbing and shooting in Moundsville


UPDATE: Sept. 25, 6:15 p.m.

Two people are dead after, what police are calling, a double-stabbing and shooting in Moundsville.

Moundsville Chief of Police, Tom Mitchell, says two people are dead at the scene but how they were killed is not being released at this time.

There was a heavy police presence for hours with the Moundsville Fire Department, Sheriff’s Office, State Police, Medical Examiner and the Coroner’s Office responding.

Around 4 Saturday evening, crews prepared to carry bodies out of a home on Second Street.

Our cameras captured one person being taken away by police but as the department interviews witnesses, no information is being released at this time.

Multiple neighbors standing around told 7NEWS that this extreme act of violence is not heard of in that area.

You can watch her Facebook Live report from the scene here.

No medi-vac helicopters are now en route.

Police are not releasing any other details at this time.

Stay with 7NEWS for more details on this developing story.

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (WTRF) — An official from the Moundsville Police Department confirms that two people were stabbed and one shot on Second Street today.

They say the gunshot wound was self-inflicted.

Medi-vac helicopters are also en route.

7NEWS is working to gather more details about this developing situation.

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