Incident

7-20-2018 West Virginia Morgantown 1-1

Location

July 20, 2018

Cheat Rd and Rolling Hill
Morgantown, West Virginia
Geolocation: 39.6503, -79.9054

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Chloey Neely
  • Age: 8
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Name: Michael Nichols
  • Age: 49
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child injured (not child shooter)
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

girl shot when gun accidentally fired and bullet went through wall at residence

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 13
State House District: 51