Homicide investigation continues
The Kanawha County sheriff's office is investigating a shooting that happened early Wednesday at 3834 Sissonville Drive. Dale Thomas Newhouse lives at the home and was outside waiting for officers when they arrived. The shooting victim, 41-year old James Bryan Shaffer of Charleston was found inside the home with a gunshot wound to the abdomen and did not survive. The Kanawha Bureau of Investigation is looking into the relationships between the parties involved and the possible motives, but they have yet to uncover what might have led to the violence. They've been interviewing relatives and witnesses. Newhouse was taken to the South Central Regional Jail on a Homicide charge.