FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2023
Update - Morgantown Police Respond to Open Shots Fired Call
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - On August 31st at approximately 1620 hours, Jarius Rodrick Brown, 21 y.o.a of Morgantown, turned himself in to the Morgantown Police.
Mr. Brown was served warrants relating to the August 27th shooting incident that occurred in the 400 block of Beverly Ave.
Mr. Brown was charged with wanton endangerment and attempt to commit a felony. Mr. Brown was processed without incident and transported to the Monongalia County Holding Facility.
The Morgantown Police Department is committed to its goal of eliminating crime in our city. Citizens are encouraged to become a “Partner in Policing” by reporting suspected criminal activity to the Morgantown Police Department Switchboard at (304) 284-7522. If you need immediate Police attention or a crime is in progress, call 911.
Chief Eric Powell
Morgantown Police Department