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Marion Double Shooting

One person is dead, another is sent to the hospital after a double shooting in McDowell County Tuesday night.

Deputies were called out to Roberta Street in Marion after a resident discovered the victims.

Investigators say there are no specific suspects they are looking for.
They have a lot of unanswered questions but say this shooting could be an attempted murder suicide.

A resident in the area was riding their ATV on trail just off Roberta Street when they found 2 men with gunshot wounds.

The sheriff's office says one of the men was pronounced dead at the scene, the other was taken to Mission Hospital.

There's no word on his condition.  A gun was found at the scene.

Investigators are in the process of interviewing family and friends of both victims.  There are also some detectives at the hospital.

The sheriff's office is exploring every avenue to figure out what led to the shooting.

Investigators are not sure exactly when the shooting happened.

The SBI has been called out to assist in the investigation.

The names of both men are not being released at this time.

The sheriff's office is asking anyone that could possibly have any information to give them a call at 828-652-2235.

By Megan Schiering
Follow Megan on Twitter @mschieringWLOS


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