Transcript for West Virginia Sheriff Fatally Shot Outside Courthouse
County sheriff known for cracking down on the drug trade has been shot and killed in West Virginia authorities say you Jeanne -- the sheriff there. Was killed at the spot where he usually parks his car for launch right near the county courthouse -- suspect was later shot by police after a chase and taken into custody. Sheriff crime led a drug task force and initiative called operation zero tolerance. It is not clear yet if his killing was connected to that.
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