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State troopers fatally shoot woman

May 2, 2019

WELCH, W.Va. — West Virginia State Police say two troopers fatally shot a woman in McDowell County.

News outlets report a statement from the agency says the troopers have been placed on leave pending an investigation.

The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports the shooting happened Sunday night outside of Welch.

The Gazette-Mail reports a police spokesman declined to release any more details.