Incident

8-14-2019 West Virginia Nitro 1-0

Location

August 14, 2019

1324 Main Ave
Nitro, West Virginia
Geolocation: 38.3968, -81.8352

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ryker James Quehe
  • Age: 3
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child killed by child
  • Child killed self

Notes

boy accidentally shot himself at residence, later died

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 8
State House District: 35