No charges in shooting

Staff Report

BOB WHITE, W.Va. — The Boone County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened late in the late night hours Friday October 14.

At around 10 p.m., homeowners in the community of Bob White were alerted by neighbors that someone was possibly in their back yard.

A homeowner and his wife went outside to investigate the issue.

They reportedly encountered Jack “Anthony” Webb, 40, of Wharton, W.Va.

Webb allegedly emerged from an outbuilding belonging to the home owner and was armed with a knife.

Webb was reportedly shot one time and was pronounced dead on the scene by Emergency Service Personnel.

Sheriff Randall White explained, “There will be no charges filed against the homeowner at this time. He was armed with a handgun on his property and was confronted by an armed individual committing a felony. Our investigation is continuing and we are working closely with the prosecutor. Our thoughts and prayers are with both families involved in this incident.”

If there are any other questions, the Boone County Sheriff’s office can be contacted at 304-369-7340.

Staff Report


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