UPDATE: Man in stable condition after officer-involved shooting in Monongalia County

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UPDATE (3/2/18 at 1:20 p.m.):

A man is in stable condition at Ruby Memorial Hospital after an officer-involved shooting in Monongalia County Thursday.

West Virginia State Police received word that a wanted man, Jason Masters, was reportedly at a residence on Bethel Road at approximately 4 p.m.

Troopers responded to the area, and when they arrived, they found Masters walking in the roadway. Masters, then, pulled a knife and threatened troopers while advancing toward them, troopers said.

Several warnings were given, troopers said, before troopers shot and struck Masters. 

Troopers performed life-saving techniques until Masters was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital by EMS, according to troopers.

West Virginia State Police will continue to investigate the incident.


West Virginia State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place Thursday afternoon in Monongalia County.

The shooting happened at about 4 p.m. on Bethel Road, off Route 7, according to First Sergeant Petsko of the Morgantown Detachment of the West Virginia State Police.

Authorities are not releasing any additional information at this time. Stay with 12 News for the latest on this developing story.

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