A storm complex will affect our region again today. Expect scattered storms to pick up during the afternoon hours. Damaging winds, flooding and lightning are the main concerns as these storms roll through.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A prosecutor says a suspect in the fatal shooting of a West Virginia sheriff was legally prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks declined to say Wednesday where 37-year-old Tennis Melvin Maynard bought the gun. But Sparks says "it appears that the system didn't work."
Sparks also declined to elaborate on why Maynard was barred from owning a gun. But Maynard's father has said his son had mental problems and had previously been in an institution.
Sheriff Eugene Crum was fatally shot April 3 as he ate lunch in a downtown Williamson parking lot.
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