UPDATE: Person facing first-degree murder charge in shooting death of Preston County man

Published: Mar. 31, 2021 at 1:04 PM EDT
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Updated Story (04/19/2021, 4:38 PM):

VALLEY POINT, W.Va (WDTV) - A person has been charged with First Degree Murder for the shooting death of Darren Bolinger on March 28, according to a release from the Preston County Sheriff’s Office.

That person’s name has not been released at this time, but officials say that person is in the custody of The State of West Virginia.

Original Story (03/31/2021, 5:14 pm):

A man died after a reported shooting during a domestic violence incident in Preston County, according to a press release from the Preston County Sheriff’s Office.

On Sunday, the Preston County Sheriff’s Office and the West Virginia State Police responded to a reported shooting in the Valley Point area of Preston County. When law enforcement arrived on scene, they found Darren Bolinger, 52, had been shot and died of his wounds during a domestic violence type incident, officials say.

Assisting law enforcement were KAMP Ambulance and the County Medical Examiner.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information has been released at this time.

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