The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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April 7, 2014

Man armed with axe fatally shot in Kanawha County

CLENDENIN — Kanawha County authorities say a man armed with an axe was fatally shot while chasing another man.

Kanawha County Sheriff's Cpl. Brian Humphreys says 38-year-old Robert Parsons II of Clendenin was pronounced dead at the scene. He didn't identify the man who shot Parsons.

The shooting occurred Sunday afternoon near Clendenin.

Humphreys says in a news release that the incident remains under investigation and no arrests have been made.

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