A murder-suicide occurred during a child exchange at a Go-Mart in Craigsville on Friday, according to the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department.
Vonly Ray York, 69, of Shady Spring, shot Luke Charles McElwain, 38, of Webster Springs, with a handgun during the exchange, according to a news release. Once deputies arrived, York “turned the gun and shot himself,” the release said. Both men died on the scene.
The release did not say if any children were harmed in the incident.