UPDATE: (7:37 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, 2023) – A woman is in stable condition after being shot in the chest at a nursing home in Logan County, and her son, James Steed Biddell, is being charged with attempted murder.
According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect went into Trinity Healthcare and shot his mother before fleeing the scene. Deputies say the woman was shot once in the chest, and was flown to a hospital where she is currently in stable condition.
Deputies say the West Virginia State Police took the suspect, identified as James Steed Biddell, 44, of Chillecothe, Ohio, into custody. He has been charged with attempted murder, malicious wounding and wanton endangerment.
Biddell was taken to the Southwestern Regional Jail to await arraignment.
LOGAN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — A man has been arrested after allegedly shooting his mother in a nursing home.
According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, a man went into Trinity Healthcare around 5 p.m., shot her and fled from the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital; her condition is unknown at this time.
The West Virginia State Police took the man into custody around four miles from the nursing home, according to the LCSO.
No names are being released at this time.
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