UPDATE: 1 man dead, suspect in custody after shooting in Harrison County

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UPDATE (September 6, 2019 2:30 p.m.)

QUIET DELL, W.Va.- A domestic situation led to one man’s death and another man’s arrest in a shooting Thursday night, according to Harrison County Sheriff Department.

Richard Booth

Richard Booth, 65, of Mount Clare was booked into the North Central Regional Jail at 12:50 a.m. Friday on a murder charge, according to a jail employee.

According to court documents Booth shot and killed Joseph Fry on Booth Road in Quiet Dell.  A witness told deputies, she heard a gun shot and then saw Richard Booth walk out from the wood line with a gun and appeared to reload and fire a second shot.

The witness also told deputies Booth had made threats against Fry in the past.

Richard Booth is currently being held in the North Central Regional Jail.

UPDATE (September 5, 2019 9:54 p.m.):

One person is dead and one person is in police custody, according to 911 officials.

There is no further information on the incident.

This is a developing story and we will continue to provide the most updated information when it becomes available.


ORIGINAL (September 5, 2019 7:55 p.m.):

QUIET DELL, W.Va. – A shooting has been confirmed in Harrison County on Thursday evening, according to 911 officials.

Officials were alerted to the scene at approximately 7:03 at Booth Road in Quiet Dell. HealthNet was notified of the incident, according to 911 officials.

Although, there is no word on the extent on any injuries at this time.

911 officials said the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.

There is no further information available.

12 News has staff on their way to the scene and we will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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