UPDATE: Suspect identified in fatal shooting

Local - 12/9/2013 10:05 AM
UPDATE:  A Bluefield man was arrested and charged in connection to Sunday morning's fatal shooting at Club Maximus in Princeton.

Officials with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office confirm that Morrisette Leggett, 32, was apprehended.  

They said the victim was a 35-year-old man from Princeton.  His identity has yet to be released.  


PRINCETON - One man is dead and another is behind bars after an early morning shooting at a Mercer County bar.

911 Dispatchers say Deputies responded to a shooting at Club Maximus on Courthouse Rd in Princeton around 3:30 Sunday morning.

A Bluefield man was taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder. The victims names is not being released at this time.

The Mercer County Sheriff's Department is handling the investigation.

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