Wheeling Police continued their search for wanted fugitive Shawn Devron Brookins on Monday.
Shawn Devron Brookins is facing two counts of malicious wounding after he allegedly punched his girlfriend
while she was holding a baby. He was already wanted
for a parole violation for homicide.
On Friday morning, police received a call from Brookins' girlfriend who said he was beating her. She said she had gotten away when her cousin intervened and Brookins allegedly started hitting the cousin with a pool stick.
When the police arrived, the two victims ran to officers as Brookins ran out the back door on foot. Police and canines chased after him but had to use extreme caution and eventually canines lost his trail. Both victims said that Brookins owned a gun.
He is considered armed and extremely dangerous.
If you have any information on his whereabouts, you can call our crimefighters tip line at 1-800-223-0312.