Incident

4-27-2019 West Virginia Summersville 2-1

Location

April 27, 2019

44 Twin Oaks Dr
Summersville, West Virginia
Geolocation: 38.2812, -80.8526

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Douglas P. Hypes
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ilene Blankenship
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Significant others - current or former
  • Name: Roger D. Blankenship, Sr.
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide - Attempt
  • Attempted Murder/Suicide (one variable unsuccessful)
  • Domestic Violence

Notes

Nicholas County, man fatally shot his estranged wife her boyfriend at boyfriend's home then fled and shot himself at his home on WV 39 near Swiss, .45 caliber

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 45 Auto
  • Stolen: Unknown

Sources

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 11
State House District: 41