A West Virginia State Trooper was shot and a suspect is dead, following a standoff inside a home in Martinsburg. State Police and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office were searching for Russel Payne, a suspect in a murder case, when they found him barricaded in a home. Payne was later found dead in the home, while Corporal Z.S. Conner was slightly injured by gunfire; he had been wearing a bulletproof vest. He was taken to a hospital for evaluation and later released.