Deputies arrest Braxton County man they said shot at a vehicle with a 3-year-old child inside

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BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Upshur County deputies arrested a Braxton County man they said shot at and struck a moving vehicle.

According to deputies, on May 17, Phillip Pulliam II, 30, of Copen, fired shots from a .45 caliber handgun at a moving vehicle that had three people inside, including a 3-year-old girl.

Deputies said the vehicle was struck by one round from the handgun and that the incident was over one of the men in the vehicle breaking up a domestic violence situation involving Pulliam.

Pulliam is charged with wanton endangerment involving a firearm, brandishing a deadly weapon and domestic battery.  He is currently in Tygart Valley Regional Jail, with bail set at $175,000.

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