West Virginians react, officers shot in Clay County.

A firefight broke out just after 8 p.m. on Tuesday when West Virginia State Police tried to stop a vehicle along W.Va. 36 near Wallback, Clay Co. West Virginians took to social media to express their concern for law enforcement and follow the story as it developed.


  1. Exact details about the shooting, including the shooter's name and the condition of victims, are still developing. Ashley Craig, the Daily Mail's crime reporter, is on the scene tonight.
  2. Click below for the latest information.
  3. But even as details of the shooting were unclear, tweets and Facebook posts about the shootings poured out of central and southern West Virginia. Here are a select few:
  4. Some Facebook users changed their profile photos to the West Virginia State Police crest.
  5. Many also posted this graphic.