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Shooting suspect, others arrested in Huntington

January 5, 2019
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Kilan Scott Nicks

The Herald-Dispatch

HUNTINGTON – The Huntington Police Department has arrested a man in connection to a Dec. 30 shooting that occurred along Doulton Avenue in Huntington.

Kilan Scott Nicks, 22, of Huntington, was jailed at Western Regional Jail in Barboursville at 11:25 p.m. Thursday. He was charged with malicious wounding and being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm. His bond had not been set as of Friday morning.

According to Huntington Police Capt. Rocky Johnson, the shooting was reported at about 9:30 p.m. Dec. 30, 2018, in the 1800 block of Doulton Avenue in the Fairfield neighborhood of Huntington.

Lisa Burnside, 51, of Huntington, suffered gunshot wounds in the shooting. After police arrived, Burnside was transported by EMS to a local hospital, where she underwent surgery. Johnson said earlier this week the victim was listed as in critical, but stable condition.

Nicks was apprehended without incident Thursday afternoon at a gas station in the 700 block of 6th Avenue in Huntington, according to Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial.

The investigation also led to the arrest of Mark Chandler and Semaj Markes-Leondre Figg, 27. Chandler was charged with possession of marijuana, while Figg was charged with possession with the intent to deliver crack cocaine and heroin. Figg is currently on federal probation for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Police also executed a search warrant in the 700 block of 6th Avenue in regard to the shooting, where they recovered drugs. The vehicle the suspects were in was recovered and police are currently waiting to execute a search warrant on the vehicle.

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