UPDATE: 2nd man charged, accessory for attempted murder

(Photo: Doddridge County Sheriff's Department)
By  | 

DODDRIDGE COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV)-- UPDATE 02/24/2020 @ 10:30 p.m.

William D. Arbogast was arrested on an accessory for attempted murder charge from the incident involving Charles Barr, after Barr stole a vehicle and shot at someone on February 4th, according to the Doddridge County Sheriff's Department.

Arbogast was arraigned and released on bond.

UPDATE 02/06/2020 @ 10:42 p.m.
Charles Barr, 41, of Salem, is facing attempted murder charges after he shot at someone and left the area in a stolen vehicle Tuesday, deputies said.

According to the criminal complaint, Doddridge County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Barr's Lane Road for a shooting. Deputies spoke with the victim and learned that Barr already left. No one was shot.

Deputies began to look for Barr, but could not locate him at the time. They returned to the house.

The victim said Barr asked him to get his dad's belongings, court documents state. Barr got angry at the victim because he was not fast enough.

Barr then approached the victim aggressively, according to the complaint. The victim began to defend himself.

During the fight, the victim said he felt a pinch by his side, deputies said. Barr then pulled out a handgun from his waistband.

Barr fired a shot from the gun, inches away from the victim's body, according to court documents. The bullet hit the floor.

After Barr shot at the victim, he ran out the door and left the area in a stolen vehicle, according to deputies.

Barr was taken into custody by State Police in Ritchie County, after leading deputies on a short pursuit Tuesday, according to the Doddridge County Police Department.

He is being held at North Central Regional Jail.

UPDATED 02/04/20 9:45 P.M.
Charles Barr was taken into custody by State Police in Ritchie County, after leading deputies on a short pursuit, according to the Doddridge County Police Department.

Barr was also driving a stolen vehicle at the time of his arrest. He will be processed and transported to the North Central Regional Jail.

ORIGINAL STORY
Doddridge County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for a man wanted for attempted murder and felony possession of a firearm.

According to Deputy C.D. Travis, Charles Barr is driving a black GMC extended cab.

Barr is possibly on drugs and considered dangerous, Travis said.

Anyone with any information about Barr is asked to contact Travis at the Doddridge County Sheriff's Office.