West Virginia State Police says corrections supervisor killed during altercation with cousin

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CLAY, West Virginia — The West Virginia State Police say a supervisor at Mount Olive Correctional Facility has been fatally shot in a physical altercation with his cousin at their residence in Clay County.

Police identified the victim of the late Wednesday shooting as 33-year-old Brian Deboard. Investigators say 26-year-old Zachary Daniels has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

According to a preliminary state police investigation, Deboard and Daniels were fighting when Daniels gained control of Deboard's 9mm semi-automatic weapon and shot him. He died at the scene.

State Police says Daniels and Deboard were housemates.

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