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West Virginia State Police investigating shooting incident involving air rifle

MONROE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- West Virginia State Police are investigating a shooting incident that took place in Monroe County on Tuesday.

At 12:30 a.m., officers responded to a shots fired call in the Neff Orchard Road area of Monroe County.

Once arriving on scene, troopers discovered Douglas Flack, 59 and Gary PItzer, 46, had been involved in a fight. Pitzer shot Flack in the right side of his face with a high velocity air rifle.

Flack was transported to Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, where he received treatment for his injuries.

The investigation remains active, and officials say that charges are pending.

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