The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

June 27, 2013

Raleigh County deputies investigate machete fight

By Jessica Farrish
Register-Herald Reporter

SHADY SPRING — An early Wednesday morning fight involving a machete resulted in at least three people being transported to Raleigh General Hospital and Beckley Appalachian hospitals, Raleigh County Emergency Operations Center officials reported.

The call was made around 1:25 a.m. concerning a fight on Parliament Road in Shady Spring.

Raleigh Sheriff’s deputies, Jan-Care and Best ambulance workers responded.

The EOC said that four persons were possibly injured in the fight, but no more information was available Wednesday afternoon.

Capt. Gordon Gregory of the Raleigh Sheriff’s Department said the incident is still under investigation.