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9:05 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Man Charged with Wheeling Federal Building Threat

Ex-Wheeling Police officer Thomas Piccard fired 26 shots at the Wheeling Federal Building in October 2013. Charles Edwin Coffman has charged with threating to commit a similar crime at the same location
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A Wheeling man is charged with threatening to shoot up a federal building that was previously targeted by a gunman who was killed by police.
43-year-old Charles Edwin Coffman is charged with threatening to commit a terrorist act. The felony charge is punishable by up to three years in prison.

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5:48 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Ex-police officer identified as shooter at federal building in Wheeling

Police on the scene of Wednesday's shooting at the federal courthouse in Wheeling.
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A former Wheeling police officer reportedly fired up to 30 shots into the federal courthouse Wednesday afternoon before he was shot and killed by security officers at the building.

Update: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 10:22 p.m.

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