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Hernshaw man shot in head in alleged burglary

By Staff reports

HERNSHAW, W.Va. -- State Police have released the name of a man shot Wednesday night in Hernshaw.

Roy G. Roe, 39, was shot in the back of the head at about 10:30 p.m. at a home on Lens Creek Road, according to State Police with the Quincy detachment.

Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatchers said that Roe had called 911 and said three men had forced their way into the home.

Roe was taken to CAMC General Hospital. He was in the trauma and intensive care unit this morning, according to an employee at the hospital.

The shooting is being investigated as a burglary, according to police.

 


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