STONEWOOD, W.Va. – After the shooting occurred, deputies claimed Hardman was shot when he pulled out a pellet gun that looked very similar to an actual gun.
Investigators haven’t confirmed the death of Codey Hardman yet as of Thursday morning, but family members are writing on social media messages that seem to confirm Codey’s passing.
Surprised this happened close to home, neighbors react to Stonewood shooting
5 News reached out to residents in Stonewood who live just a few houses away from where the shooting occurred on Hazelwood Avenue, a quiet neighborhood upended night.
Matthew Young has only lived in the neighborhood for six months; “I didn’t even notice it happened until I put my kids in bed last night. There’s been someone up there since, pretty much all day.”