Two dead, one wounded after shooting at Martinsburg bar

West Virginia

Update (1/3/21 5:37 p.m.) – Sheriff Harmon also explained that after reviewing surveillance footage from the establishment, his officers are looking for at least three people of interest. He also explained that the community’s help and support is crucial and very welcome in this investigation.

“A law enforcement is not a law enforcement alone, it is a community involved law enforcement,” Sheriff Harmon stated. “So, we’re advocating for the community to get involved with this and share any information that they feel would be prudent and would help us.”


MARTINSBURG, W. Va. (WDVM) — Two people are dead, and one person is injured after a shooting in the parking lot of Laddie’s Bar and Grill on Lutz Avenue in Martinsburg, West Virginia on Saturday night.

The shooting was reported at approximately 8:17 p.m., and dispatch reported three people had been shot and appeared to be unresponsive, said Berkeley County Sheriff Nathan Harmon, in a Facebook Sunday morning statement.

When deputies arrived on the scene at around 8:21 p.m., they found three adult males with gunshot wounds. Two of the victims were pronounced dead on the scene, and the third victim was transported to Berkeley Medical Center for emergency treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.

Criminal Investigators have collected witness statements and video surveillance from the establishment.

This incident is still under investigation, and the identities of the deceased are being withheld until their families have been notified.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office requests that anyone with information or video or photographic evidence about the incident call the Sheriff’s Office immediately.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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