Two Officer-Involved Shootings in Taylor County


GRAFTON– West Virginia State Police are investigating two separate shootings in Taylor County involving law enforcement officers.

Lt. Michael Baylous said a person was fatally shot Friday when the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office was serving a warrant and found the suspect inside a home with a gun.

Baylous said in an email another shooting occurred Thursday involving Grafton Police Department and a suspect with a knife. That suspect is in stable condition.

Identities were not immediately released.



Rachel Ayers

Rachel Ayers started as a multi-media journalist at WOAY in October of 2015. She then moved to evening anchor in September of 2016. Read More