Elkins man charged with malicious wounding

Brian Shepherd, Courtesy: WVRJA

RANDOLPH COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- An Elkins man has been charged with malicious wounding after an altercation Wednesday.

According to the criminal complaint, officers responded after a physical altercation at a residence in the Chenoweth Creek Road area. The victim told police that they and 21-year-old Brian Shepherd had gotten into the fight. They said that during the fight, Shepherd threw a knife, striking them in the arm.

Shepherd is charged with malicious wounding. He is currently in Tygart Valley Regional Jail.