Incident

3-07-2019 West Virginia Huntington 1-1

Location

March 07, 2019

6200 block of Wentz Hollow Rd
Huntington, West Virginia
Geolocation: 38.4605, -82.2962

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: David Elder
  • Age: 52
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Significant others - current or former
  • Name: Cathy Elder
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Mistaken ID (thought it was an intruder/threat, was friend/family)

Notes

Cabell County off Big Ben Bowen Hwy, woman fatally shot husband she mistook for intruder in their house

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 5
State House District: 16