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Double Homicide Investigation Underway in Weirton

WEIRTON — Law enforcement is investigating following a double homicide in the city late Thursday morning.

Weirton Police and West Virginia State Police responded to Ardmore Avenue at approximately noon after receiving a call of a shooting incident at a residence.

Lt. Scott Cook of the Weirton Police Department confirmed officers are investigating a double homicide, adding one individual has been arrested.

“The suspect is in custody,” Cook said, adding there is no danger to anyone in surrounding neighborhoods.

No other details on the incident were available Thursday afternoon.

Cook noted more information would be released once the investigation is completed.

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