PRINCETON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – An officer-involved shooting was reported earlier this morning in Princeton.
On Tuesday, October 2, at approximately 6:10 am members of the WVSP Special Response Team were assisting with the service of a search warrant in Princeton, WV. While executing the search warrant members were met with gunfire which struck the special response vehicle and penetrated an outer jacket of one of the team members.
Officers returned fire striking the gunman in the leg. The gunman, identified as Amir Lumpkins, 24 of Princeton, WV was transported for medical treatment with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Trooper who’s outer jacket was shot was not injured during the incident. Criminal charges are pending.
This investigation remains active and ongoing.