Arrest made in South Wheeling shots fired incident

Crimes and Courts

One man is behind bars after shots were fired late last night in the South Wheeling area.

According to police, this happened around 10 p.m. in the 3600 block of Eoff Street.

Police said calls came into 911 from multiple people who heard the gunshot.

Thankfully, no one was injured.

Officers did arrest the suspect, Michael Anthony Mortakis, Jr., 23 of Wheeling on four counts of wanton endangerment.

He was transported to the Northern Regional Jail and is pending arraignment by an Ohio County Magistrate.

The case is still under investigation by Wheeling Police Detectives.

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