The Dunbar officers called Metro 911 and Kanawha County paramedics responded, as well as more Dunbar police, South Charleston police and Kanawha County sheriff's deputies.
Bailes asked the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation to investigate the shooting, and that investigation is continuing, Humphreys said. The KBI includes detectives from the Kanawha sheriff's department and from city and town police departments in the county.
No one answered the door at the Wilcox home on Thursday.
In September 2003, Rick Wilcox was convicted of assault and brandishing a deadly weapon, according to court records. A judge ordered Rick Wilcox to dispose of a 9 mm handgun.
Bailes and Humphreys did not know if that handgun was the same weapon used in Wednesday's shooting.
Humphreys said he's waiting on federal authorities to provide more information about the gun's history before releasing any details.
A judge sentenced Rick Wilcox to six months in jail and gave him a six-month suspended sentenced for 2003's assault conviction. He was also given a one-year suspended sentence and one year of probation for the brandishing charge. He was ordered to pay a $200 fine and undergo counseling, court records show.
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