March 30, 2014: Shooting Overnight near Dunbar

On March 29, 2014 at approximately 11:11 p.m., a car crash was reported near Tyler Middle School on Washington Street West, just outside of Dunbar, WV.  An F-150 had struck a utility pole.  As additional information was received at Metro 911 it was learned a passenger also had a gunshot wound to his abdomen. 


The wounded passenger was Corneal Mazeal Cooper, 37 years old of Charleston, WV.  Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived within minutes.  The driver and passenger were both taken to Charleston Area Medical Center’s General Division for treatment. 


The Kanawha Bureau of Investigation has assumed the case and had detectives on scene last night.  The shooting is under investigation.  Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 304-357-0169 or submit a tip on our website at  Those providing tips can remain anonymous.



Corporal B. D. Humphreys

Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office


301 Virginia Street East,

Charleston WV 25301

desk:  304-357-0732 / cell:  304-951-7328


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