UPDATE: Report of individual with gun in Parkersburg ends peacefully

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Published: Jun. 24, 2020 at 5:29 PM EDT
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UPDATE: 6:16 P.M.

Parkersburg Police have reported that a situation in the 1200 block of Mary Street has ended peacefully. A report was made to Wood County 911 at approximately 3:55 regarding an individual who was possibly carrying a gun. While additional details have not yet been reported, police said the situation has been resolved. WTAP will report developments as they become available.


Parkersburg Police are responding to a report of a person in the 1200 block of Mary Street who is possibly carrying a gun. There are road closures in the area, and the Boys and Girls Club has been locked down, due to its proximity to the area in which the individual was reportedly seen. However, the lockdown is simply a precaution, as there has been no reported activity involving the Boys and Girls Club.

The report was made at approximately 3:55 P.M., according to Wood County 911. WTAP reporters are on the scene and will continue to provide updates as additional information becomes available.

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