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Man shot in face in Calhoun County; one man in custody

West Virginia State Police say a man has been shot in the face in Calhoun County in an apparent neighbor dispute. One man is in custody. (MGN Online)

West Virginia State Police said a man was shot in the mouth Thursday in Calhoun County, and a man is in custody.

The shooting was reported about 2:10 p.m. When troopers arrived in the community of Chloe, they found Scott Butler, 36, had been shot with a .22 rifle from about 75 yards away after a verbal altercation, State Police said.

State Police said Thomas W. Cain, 52, of Chloe is charged with attempted murder.

Butler’s injuries are described as non life-threatening. He was flown to Charleston Area Medical Center General Hospital for treatment.

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