Ohio man pleads guilty for connection to drug-related shooting in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) — According to the U.S. Department of Justice, an Ohio man pleaded guilty in connection with multiple shots fired into a Hunt...

November 14, 2022
9:22 PM

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) — According to the U.S. Department of Justice, an Ohio man pleaded guilty in connection with multiple shots fired into a Huntington, West Virginia, housing community in 2021. Court records confirm that Austin Bruce Jeffreys, 28, of Ohio, spoke on a recorded phone call with an inmate at Western Regional Jail. The DOJ says the inmate asked Jeffreys to go to a Huntington home and retrieve suboxone that belonged to the inmate. Jeffreys admitted he told the inmate he would retrieve the drugs while carrying a loaded pistol, according to the DOJ.

Amanda Barber