Hampshire County Man Charged With Attempted Murder

Published 09/04 2012 07:38PM

Updated 09/04 2012 09:22PM

CAPON BRIDGE, WV - Police arrested a Hampshire County man for threatening to kill another man, shooting at him and hitting his car. He also fired his rifle in several areas around Capon Bridge  Monday night.

After shooting at the victim, Chris Fleming led police on a chase along Cold Stream Road and hit a police cruiser before pulling over. He approached police holding his rifle, but surrendered after police fired a shot.

They discovered he had a loaded AR 15 rifle and 170 rounds of ammunition. He had fired shots at the Bear Garden Trailer Park and at two spots along Cold Stream Road.

He's charged with two counts of attempted murder, as well as other charges.

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