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WV Man Arrested in VA After Firing Handgun

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Glen Lyn, VA Police Chief S.D. Buckland says 59-year-old Randall Showalter of Princeton, WV  was arrested Monday on three weapons charges.

Buckland says in a news release that Showalter worked at the GE Fairchild plant in Glen Lyn until January.

Showalter went to the plant around 6 am to return some  company property.

Showalter is accused of firing a 9mm handgun once into the ground during a verbal confrontation with a plant employee.

No one was injured.

Buckland says Showalter is being held at the New River Valley Jail on three firearms related charges. Bond is set at $5,000.

 


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