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Fairmont Police Arrest Man After Shooting at Emerson Street House

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The Fairmont Police Department has arrested a man it said shot at another man on Emerson Street around 3:45 a.m. Thursday.

Joshua Cline, 20, got into an argument with a man and when Fairmont Police intervened, a friend of Cline's said he would give him a ride home, and they left the area, according to a news release from Detective Lieutenant Steve Shine. Almost an hour later, Fairmont Officers were dispatched back to the 800 block of Emerson Street for a shots fired complaint. Witnesses told police that Joshua Cline returned to the area and shot a handgun several times at the residence while people were on the porch and inside. At least four of those shots hit the house, according to the news release.

Fairmont Police arrested Cline and obtained a search warrant for his house. Inside the house, officers found nearly 6 lbs. Of marijuana, a 9mm handgun, and a .380 handgun with an altered serial number. Cline was charged with four counts of wanton endangerment and one count of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. Additional charges are pending against Cline and others.

Cline is being held in North Central Regional Jail on $100,000 bail.

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