Incident

4-07-2014 West Virginia Charleston (Cross Lanes) 1-3

Location

April 07, 2014

Hurley Drive
Charleston (Cross Lanes), West Virginia
Geolocation: 38.4264, -81.7716

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 4
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Age: 5
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: John L. Seymour
  • Age: 23
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Tabitha L. Bowen
  • Age: 24
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun

Notes

5-year-old shot his 4-year-old sister in arm as their parents slept, parents charged with child neglect resulting in risk of serious bodily injury.

District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 8
State House District: 38