West Virginia State Trooper Gets Leg Amputated After Shooting Incident In Martinsburg

Martinsburg, WV. (BW)- A West Virginia State Trooper had part of his leg amputated following a shooting incident in Martinsburg on Sunday, Dec 17.

According to Metro News, Trooper Abe Bean was shot in the chest, shoulder, and twice in the leg. He remains in critical condition in a Virginia hospital.

Bean and Trooper Cadin Spessert were attempting to serve a misdemeanor battery warrant for 60-year-old Tobias Ganey around 11 p.m. Sunday night.

When the Troopers entered the residence, Ganey opened fire. Spessert was also struck once. He has since been released from the hospital.

The Troopers returned fire, killing Ganey.

He was being charged for a physical altercation he had with his neighbor in November.