A Morgantown man is going through tried homicide prices after he allegedly tried to shoot a relative inside their residence on Heat Hole Street.
In keeping with the prison grievance, Dale L. Martin, 53, of Morgantown, grew to become irate on the sufferer and his girlfriend because of the couple “consuming all of the tacos.”
The victims advised Monongalia County deputies and West Virginia State Troopers that Martin then allegedly retrieved a .22 semi-automatic rifle from his bed room. Noticing the firearm, the sufferer started to run up the staircase. He advised officers Martin then fired the gun into the staircase the place he had simply been standing.
Whereas officers have been on scene, one other relative arrived and advised police that Martin had known as him and said, “I simply shot at [the victim], don’t assume I received’t get the 12 gauge and blow his f****** head off.”
Deputies investigating the incident situated the firearm in a bed room of the residence in addition to a spent shell casing, the grievance stated. Additionally they situated three bullet holes within the wall of the staircase with at the least two of the rounds going by the residence into the outer partitions of the house.
Martin is charged with tried homicide and is at the moment being held at North Central Regional Jail on a $100,000 money bond.