KEYSER - The Mineral County Sheriff's Department is seeking a suspect in the early-morning shooting incident that resulted in the deaths of two Burlington residents.
By Liz Beavers
Tribune Managing Editor
KEYSER - The Mineral County Sheriff’s Department is seeking a suspect in the early-morning shooting incident that resulted in the deaths of two Burlington residents.
According to a spokesperson for the sheriff’s office, upon arrival at the residence at 74 Maple Hollow Lane, approximately three miles from Route 50 near Burlington, deputies discovered Donald L. Rutter, 32, of Burlington, deceased inside the residence with apparent gunshot wounds.
A second victim, Destiny C. Foster, 25, also of Burlington, was also located at the scene. She also suffered from apparent gunshot wounds and was transported from the scene by Romney EMS.
Foster later succumbed to her injuries.
Deputies reportedly recovered six shotgun shells from the residence during their investigation.
Units from Burlington Fire and EMS, New Creek Fire and EMS, Hampshire County Emergency Ambulance and Romney Rescue responded to the incident.
The investigation continues, and anyone who might have any information to assist the deputies is asked to contact the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office at 304-788-0441.