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UPDATE: Two wanted for questioning in Liberty Street shooting

Parkersburg Police are looking for Nicole Kelley and Anthony James for questioning about a shooting on Liberty Street in Parkersburg.
Parkersburg Police are looking for Nicole Kelley and Anthony James for questioning about a shooting on Liberty Street in Parkersburg.(WTAP)
Published: Jul. 10, 2020 at 4:43 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 22, 2020 at 5:24 PM EDT
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PARKERSBURG, W.Va (WTAP) - UPDATE: 7/30/20 5:20 P.M.

The Parkersburg Police Department is asking for assistance from the public to find Nicole Danielle Kelley and Anthony Olius James. They are wanted for questioning in reference to a recent shooting at 656 Liberty St. If you know the whereabouts of these individuals you are asked to contact Detective Barnette at 304-424-8444 or private message us on our Facebook page. If you wish to report anonymously you can message us via our webpage located at www.pkbpolice.com.

PARKERSBURG, W.Va (WTAP) - UPDATE: 7/22/20 5:20 P.M.

Parkersburg police have sought help from two other law-enforcement agencies as the search for a man wanted in a July 10th shooting continues.

Immediately after the July 10 shooting at 656 Liberty Street, police obtained a warrant charging Farrell T. White, 47, of Toledo, Ohio, with wanton endangerment with a firearm, and he remains at large.

“We have asked for assistance from Toledo PD and the U.S. Marshal’s Service to attempt to located the suspect,” Parkersburg Police Capt. Scott Elliot said on Wednesday.

According to Elliot, the victim, Ronald Taylor III, remains in the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound to his chest.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Parkersburg Police Department.

UPDATE: 7/10/20 11:30 P.M.

Parkersburg police have obtained a warrant for a man suspected in a shooting Friday afternoon that left another man hospitalized in intensive care.

Farrell T. White 47, of Toledo, is wanted in the shooting of Ronald Taylor III, who remained in intensive care late Friday night at WVU Medicine Camden Clark, according to Capt. Scott Elliott.

Taylor was shot in the chest and forearm but is expected to survive, Elliott said.

White, who police say is believed to have left the area, faces a charge of wanton endangerment with a firearm after the shooting that happened about 3:45 p.m. Friday at 656 Liberty St.

Parkersburg Police are investigating after a man was shot in the chest Friday afternoon at a home on Liberty Street.
Parkersburg Police are investigating after a man was shot in the chest Friday afternoon at a home on Liberty Street.

According to a criminal complaint on file in Wood County Magistrate Court, White entered the residence where Taylor was visiting acquaintances. Once he was in the room with Taylor, he allegedly used a chrome handgun to shoot him before fleeing the scene.

Witnesses administered first aid to Taylor before he was taken by ambulance to the hospital, the complaint said.

Police have not said what led to the shooting, but additional arrests are possible as the investigation continues, Elliott said.

ORIGINAL STORY: 7/10/20

A man was taken to the hospital Friday afternoon after he was shot at least once in the chest, Parkersburg Police said.

Police responded about 3:40 p.m. to the 600 block of Liberty St. to investigate a reported shooting.

Capt. Scott Elliott said multiple possible suspects fled the area before officers arrived, and they remain at large.

The victim was taken by ambulance to WVU Medicine Camden Clark, Elliott said, but there’s no other information about his condition.

We have a reporter at the scene and will have updates online and during WTAP News as more information becomes available.

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