One U.S. marshal was killed, and two others were wounded in a raid on a home in Elkins, W. Va., this morning. One of the wounded officers remains hospitalized. The third was treated and released.
The raid began at 8:30 Wednesday morning. The three deputy marshals were attempting to arrest Charles E. Smith who was wanted on cocaine charges. As the marshals made their move, according to authorities, someone inside fired a shotgun blast.
The marshal who was fatally wounded was identified as...Full Story