URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Mingo County (W. Va.) Sheriff Eugene Crum Reportedly Shot And Killed

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: In yet another disturbing attack against the law-enforcement community, the sheriff of West Virginia’s Mingo County has been shot and killed near the Mingo County Courthouse, multiple media outlets are reporting.

A suspect is in custody in the shooting death of newly elected Sheriff Eugene Crum, the Charleston Daily Mail is reporting.

Also see CoalValleyNews.

From the Officer Down Memorial Page (italics added):

The suspect fled the scene and crashed during the pursuit near Hell Creek. He was shot during an exchange of gunfire with a Mingo County deputy and was apprehended.

Sheriff Crum has served as sheriff of Mingo County since January. He had previously served as a magistrate . . .  and with the Delbarton Police Department. He is survived by his children and grandchildren.

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2 Responses to “URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Mingo County (W. Va.) Sheriff Eugene Crum Reportedly Shot And Killed”

  1. While this is a reprehensible event, those like the killer forget that while you can kill a man, you cannot kill an idea/concept.

  2. There’s a couple of stories on Yahoo News which may be of interest:
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    Hammami says he’s never personally attacked Americans and “terror” was never his ultimate goal. But “jihad was my obligation and the [New World Order] my enemy.”

    The “New World Order” is sometimes referenced by the sovereign citizen fruit cakes, ponzi apologists, and general conspiracy nutcases.

    Secret Service investigating hack of director’s information

    The Secret Service said on Thursday it was investigating the claim that new Director Julia Pierson’s personal information had been hacked and published on a website, another in a string of such incidents against top officials including first lady Michelle Obama and CIA Director John Brennan.