FAIRDALE, W.Va. -- Police in Raleigh County said an attempted robber is recovering in the hospital after being shot by a homeowner.
Brian Andrew Webb, 19, of Arnett, and Tonya Renee Beckner, 22, of Fairdale, attempted to rob a Fairdale home belonging to Eddie Wimmer at about 6 a.m. Monday, according to a news release from the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department.
Wimmer caught Webb inside the home and shot him once in the chest, the news release said.
On Thursday, police arrested Beckner and charged her with first-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit a felony. She remained in Southern Regional Jail on Friday in lieu of $75,000 bail.
Webb, who was in stable condition at a local hospital Friday, will be charged with the same crimes when he's released from the hospital, according to the news release.No charges have been filed against Wimmer.