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Wyoming County shooting lands one man in jail and one in the hospital

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AMIGO, W.Va. (WVVA) - Yesterday deputies with the Wyoming County Sheriff's Dept. responded to a call about a man with a gunshot wound.

According to the victim of the gunshot, he and another man were visiting a residence in Amigo.

Then the suspect, 38 year old Morgan Garland Cox, whipped out a gun and shot one of the men in the lower right leg.

The motive of this crime is unclear and still under investigation.

The victim was transported to Raleigh General Hospital.

Cox was arrested and is being held at Southern Regional Jail with a bond of $10,000.

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Bailey Pace

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