UPDATE: Randolph County man surrenders self after two month search

Man arrested after alleged shootout with ex-girlfriend
Man arrested after alleged shootout with ex-girlfriend(WDTV)
Published: Jul. 3, 2019 at 1:57 PM EDT
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UPDATE 08/30/19 06:30 p.m.

According to the investigating officer Cpl J.R. Wince of the West Virginia State Police, Paul White turned himself over to State Police on Thursday.

Wince says White has scars from when he was shot, but appears to be in good health.

White coordinated his surrender through his family and was booked just after noon on Thursday.

He faces burglary charges and a $100,000 bond. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for early September.

Wince says the investigation into the incident in late June is still ongoing, but did not comment further.

UPDATE 08/30/19 12:00 p.m.

An alleged shootout between a Randolph County woman and her ex-boyfriend ended in an arrest for burglary.

Police arrived to the scene responding to a 911 call in reference to a shooting.

When police arrived they spoke with the victim who said her ex-boyfriend, Paul David White, kicked in her front door and pointed a gun at her.

The victim says she heard a gunshot and began returning fire with a handgun that was sitting on her table.

She says she fired three rounds at White hitting him at least once and then fled the residence in a vehicle.

Witnesses who were on scene told police that when White arrived he got out of his vehicle holding a gun and then pointed it at them saying “there’s no reason to get killed today”.

That’s when the witnesses say they saw White kick in the door and they heard gunshots.

Police had been looking for White since July 3.

White has been charged with burglary.

UPDATE 07/03/19 5:24 a.m.

West Virginia police are continuing to search for Paul David White after he allegedly broke into the home of his ex-girlfriend Jessica Durham on Sunday afternoon.

Witnesses told police that White pulled into Durham's driveway and left his vehicle with a gun. White allegedly pointed the gun at the witnesses and told them there is no reason to die today.

Investigating officer Cpl. J.R. Wince says there was a history between the two.

"There was a restraining order on file. There was quiet an extensive history between the two; the victim and the suspect," Cpl. Wince said.

Cpl. Wince says that state police are still seeking information about White.

"We have had a few people call in from different areas of the county and surrounding counties claiming they have seen him, but those have not been substantial yet," Cpl. Wince said.

While he is injured, State Police say White is still considered armed and dangerous. If he is sighted, contact State Police as soon as possible and do not approach him.


State Police are still looking for a man that was involved in a shooting in Randolph County on Sunday.

According to troopers, Paul White went to the victims house. The victim had an active protective order on him.

The victim told police that White kicked in her front door and pointed a gun at her.

The victim said that she heard a gunshot and fired three rounds at White, striking him once.

Witnesses told police that White threatened them, telling them there was no reason to get killed today before entering the house.

White has not been found and there is a warrant out for his arrest.

Anyone with information on White's whereabouts are asked to contact the West Virginia State Police Elkins Detachment at 304-637-0200