MONROE COUNTY W.Va. (WVDN) – The fugitive that law enforcement had been searching for in the Monroe County area, recently identified as Anthony Charles Meyers, has been fatally shot in an incident with police. Captain R.A. Maddy with the West Virginia State Police released the following statement.
“During the early afternoon hours of October 16, 2023, Troopers received a tip from a member of the public on the location of the suspect, Anthony Charles Meyers. Troopers responded to the area and located Meyers in a wooded area near Union, West Virginia. As the Troopers attempted to approach Meyers, he pointed a rifle towards the Troopers. Both Troopers responded to the threat by fatally shooting Meyers. EMS and Crime Scene have been called to the scene. The West Virginia State Police would like to thank the public for all of their assistance with this investigation. The information received made it possible to successfully locate the suspect. This investigation remains active and ongoing.”
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