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Two West Virginia officers injured after responding to report of suicidal man

Two West Virginia police officers were injured in a shooting Wednesday night, authorities said.

State police troopers responded to a domestic violence call from a home in Roane County, shortly after 6 a.m., police said. The phone call from a woman who feared a man in the house was going to commit suicide, WOWK-TV reported.

Officers arriving at the house were met with gunfire from a man identified as 52-year-old Stanley Gordon Hoskins Jr. Hoskins then barricaded himself in the house and let a woman free, the station reported.

A state trooper was shot in the leg and another Roane County deputy was injured, so to the station. Their injuries are not serious.

A SWAT team joined the troopers and the deputies in the vicinity of the house.

The situation was still ongoing at the beginning of Thursday.

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