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UPDATE: Three shot outside of Princeton; suspect behind bars

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UPDATE: According to information from West Virginia State Police, the shooting took place near Round House Mobile Park.

After an investigation, it was determined that a male juvenile fired numerous shots and injured three people following a physical altercation.

Two of the victims were taken to Princeton Community Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This investigation remains ongoing. Stay with WVVA for updates as we receive them.


PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Three people were shot in Princeton on Sunday evening.

The West Virginia State Police - Princeton detachment, who are investigating the incident, confirmed the shooting occurred outside of the city limits near North Whickam Avenue around 7 p.m.

Law enforcement say that none of the three victims are currently in severe condition. The suspect, who is a juvenile, has been arrested and is currently behind bars.

The West Virginia State Police, Princeton Police Department, and Mercer County Sheriff's Department were all on scene.

WVVA will continue to provide you with updates as they are made available.

Christina Kass

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