One in custody following shooting
by Sarah Hawley firstname.lastname@example.org
POMEROY — One person is in custory on attempted murder charges after an altercation that occurred in Meigs County Thursday morning.
Sheriff Keith O. Wood reports that deputies arrested Neal D. Bonecutter, age 41, of Pomeroy, for two counts of attempted murder after an altercation at his residence located on Ohio 143.
It was reported that Neal Bonecutter shot Allen Brickles in the lower leg and shot at Melissa Dickens as she fled the residence.
Brickles was taken by ambulance to Holzer Medical Center and later transferred to Cabell Huntington Trauma Unit. An update on Brickles condition was not available at press time.
A search of Neal Bonecutter and Melissa Dickens’ residence turned up drugs and a large amount of cash. More charges are pending according to the sheriff.
Bonecutter is incarcerated in Middleport Jail pending a court appearance.
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