CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Authorities say one of three deputy U.S. marshals who were shot while attempting to serve a warrant in West Virginia has died, and the suspect also was killed in the shootout.
U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Dave Oney says it happened at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday as deputy U.S. marshals entered a residence in Elkins.
Oney says the suspect, 50-year-old Charles E. Smith, was killed
at the scene.
Oney says one of the deputy marshals died at a hospital, another is being treated and a third was treated and released.
The U.S. Marshals Service didn’t immediately release the deputies’ names. But Dustin Hotsinpiller, a Bridgeport police officer, confirmed to The Associated Press that the deputy killed was his 24-year-old brother, Derek Hotsinpiller.