2 fatally shot at WVa nail salon; gunman killed by police


SUMMERSVILLE, WV — A gunman fatally shot two people at a nail salon in West Virginia before officers shot the shooter, killing him, police said.

Summersville officers responded to an active shooter Thursday night at Jo’s Nails & Spa, police said in a Facebook post on Friday. Two officers shot the shooter, who was pronounced dead in hospital, police said.

According to media reports, Summersville police identified the suspected shooter as Patrick Wayne Cater, 52, and the two victims as Khuyen Van Le, 45, and Phi Anh Le, 40, who were married there.

Police Chief John Nowak told media that Cater had worked there earlier, left, and returned with a semi-automatic pistol.

West Virginia State Police are investigating.

ABC News

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