UPDATE: Morgantown police arrest suspect in shooting death of Chadwick Malone
MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) -
Update (Oct. 13, 4:27 pm):
Morgantown Police arrested Michael Joseph Corney for a warrant stemming from the Sept. 23. shooting of Chadwick Jamuel Malone, according to officials.
On Oct. 13., Morgantown Police say that they conducted a traffic stop near Marilla Park on East Brockway Avenue. During the stop, officers identified the driver of the vehicle as Corney, according to a press release.
Update (Sept. 24, 5:21):
Michael Corney has a warrant out for his arrest in relation to the shooting death of Chadwick Malone, according to officials.
The Morgantown Police Department says that they are currently trying to find Corney. He is believed to be from the Pittsburgh area, but spends a lot of time in Morgantown, says police.
If you see Corney or know of his location please call 911 or notify the Morgantown Police Department by calling 304-284-7522 ext. 0.
Update (Sept. 24, 4:04 pm):
Police identify the victim as Chadwick Jamuel Malone, 31, of Morgantown.
Malone was pronounced dead at Ruby Memorial Hospital yesterday, say officials. He died of gunshot wounds to the chest and abdomen, according to officials.
Police say that a suspect has been identified and detectives are trying to locate the suspect. The case is currently under investigation.
Officials urge anyone with information to contact the Detectives Unit at 304-284-7454, or call the Morgantown Police Department TIPS Line to make an anonymous tip at 304-284-7520.
Original Story (Sept. 23, 5:46 pm):
The Morgantown Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at around 2:47 pm on Sept. 23 near Pennsylvania Avenue and Pietro Street.
Officers saw a man lying on the sidewalk with what looked like a gunshot wound to the chest, according to officials. Police say the man was not responsive, but he did have a pulse. Officers gave the man first aid until paramedics arrived. The man was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital.
Officials say they are looking for a silver colored Infiniti G35 in connection with the shooting. Police urge people who see the vehicle to call 911 and to not approach or make contact with the driver.
Anyone with information can contact the Detectives Unit at 304-284-7454, or call the Morgantown Police Department TIPS Line to make an anonymous tip at 304-284-7520.
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