HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- UDPATE 11:51 AM
More information has been released about a shooting Thursday evening.
According to the criminal complaint, 33-year-old Melissa Anne McAtee and 36-year-old David Cottrill had been in the back bedroom of a residence on Cottrill Lane in Lumberport. She then walked through the residence to a gun cabinet. McAtee then removed a Savage 300 Winchester short magnum rifle. She worked the bolt and stated "Yep. There's one in there." She then returned to the back of the residence and witnesses heard a single gunshot. McAtee then walked into the dining room, threw the rifle on the floor and said. "I killed the motherf***er."
The shooting occurred at around 8:45 Thursday evening. Officials say Cotrill's mother and four children were in the residence when the shooting occurred.
McAtee was arraigned on first-degree murder charges at the Harrison County Courthouse Friday morning. McAtee was emotional throughout her arraignment, which she attended via video conference from North Central Regional Jail Friday morning.
A preliminary hearing was signed for at the arraignment. No bond has been set at this time.
McAtee is not allowed to leave the state.
A local woman is facing life in prison after she allegedly shot and killed a man Thursday evening.
33-year-old Melissa Anne McAtee was emotional throughout her arraignment, which she attended via video conference from North Central Regional Jail Friday morning.
She was arraigned on first-degree murder charges, and signed for a preliminary hearing. A date has not yet been set for that hearing. Bond has also not been set.
McAtee is currently not allowed to leave West Virginia.