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Dennis Butler, 37, was killed Wednesday evening after he pulled out the rifle and started capturing at dozens of individuals attending the birthday-graduation social gathering exterior an condo complicated in town of Charleston, police stated in a press release.

A woman in West Virginia fatally shot a man who started firing an AR-15-style rifle into a crowd of people who had gathered for a celebration, authorities stated.

Dennis Butler, 37, was killed Wednesday evening after he pulled out the rifle and started capturing at dozens of individuals attending the birthday-graduation social gathering exterior an condo complicated in town of Charleston, police stated in a press release.

The woman, who was attending the social gathering, drew a pistol and fired, killing Butler, the assertion stated. No one on the social gathering was injured.

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“Instead of running from the threat, she engaged with the threat and saved several lives last night,” Chief of Detectives Tony Hazelett instructed information retailers Thursday.

Butler was on the condo complicated earlier in the night in a car and had been warned to decelerate as a result of youngsters have been taking part in, police stated. They stated he left, however returned later, parked in entrance of the complicated and started firing.

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After fatally capturing Butler, the woman waited together with a number of witnesses for police to reach, and all have cooperated with the investigation, authorities stated.

Hazelett stated no costs can be filed towards the woman.


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