Weirton Shooting: Active Barricade Situation Near 7-Eleven Traffic


Police and SWAT teams in Weirton, West Virginia responded to reports of a shooter barricading himself inside a home near 7-Eleven traffic. According to law enforcement agencies, the male suspect fled into a house and barricaded himself inside.

Law enforcement response

Upon receiving the report, multiple law enforcement vehicles, including two SWAT vehicles, arrived at the scene. Police officials armed with heavy weapons were seen surrounding the house where the man was said to be barricading himself.

Location and traffic disruption

The incident occurred in a residential area on Pennsylvania Avenue, near 7-Eleven traffic. Faced with that situation, the authorities had to divert traffic through the area.

The situation is unfolding

As of last report, the situation remains ongoing, with law enforcement still on the scene. The community has been urged to stay away from the area while authorities work to resolve the situation.