Incident

2-28-2020 West Virginia Fairmont 1-1

Location

February 28, 2020

1900 block of Morgantown Ave
Fairmont, West Virginia
Geolocation: 39.4938, -80.1092

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Malinda Broyles
  • Age: 45
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Acquaintance
  • Name: Gene McIntosh
  • Age: 34
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Assault weapon (AR-15, AK-47, and ALL variants defined by law enforcement)

Notes

woman fatally shot when man fired Diamondback AR-15 style rifle adter its charging handle slipped from his hand causing him to press trigger

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 223 Rem [AR-15]
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 13
State House District: 50