Mingo County Man Surrenders After Fatal Huntington Shooting

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A man from Mingo County turned himself into police following a fatal shooting incident on Friday night in Huntington. Authorities have identified the suspect as 25-year-old Deonte Joplin of Matewan, who now faces murder charges. The shooting occurred around 9:45 p.m. on Buffington Avenue, close to a residential area known as The Village on Sixth. Police reports indicate that the incident took place outside an apartment where the 40-year-old male victim was …

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