UPDATED: Second Arrest Made in Terrace Shooting

Updated 1 year ago Edited from Multiple Sources

UPDATED SATURDAY JUNE 16: David Dwayne Moore, 41, of Huntington has been charged as an accessory to murder. On Thursday, a 17-year-old girl was charged with the murder of Joann Childers and the wounding of Steven Smith, a maintenance worker shot on a lawn mower. 

A criminal complaint alleges that he allowed the juvenile to change clothess then took off with her on a scooter. 

Huntington Police on Thursday June 14 arrested a female juvenile and charged her in connection with the double shooting Wednesday that left one woman dead and a maintenance man seriously injured. 

Police Chief Hank Dial indicated that the girl was arrested in the 100 block of Fourth Avenue. 

Joann Childers was shot and killed. According to court records, Childers and her husband were victims of an April 14 home invasion. She was shot in the back side, according to WSAZ. 

Isaiah Thornhill, 18, of Huntington, was  arrested on May 29 and charged with malicious or unlawful assault, nighttime burglary, and delivery/manufacturing of a controlled substance

 Steven Smith remains in Cabell Huntington Hospital after he was shot in the incident that killed Ms. Childers. 


One woman has died following a double shooting at about 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, in the 500 block of Marcum Terrace.

Huntington Police said a day long dispute led to the shooting that left a woman dead outside an apartment. An adult male was shot too. No word on his condition. The man, a maintenance worker on a lawn mower,  is believed NOT to have been involved in the altercation.

A candlelight vigil took place Wednesday evening near the woman's Marcum Terrace apartment. 

Police do not believe there is a connection to the double homicide on Huntington Avenue. 

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