Federal building Man Charged with Wheeling Federal Building Threat By Associated Press • Feb 21, 2014 WDTV 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. Ex-police officer identified as shooter at federal building in Wheeling By Dave Mistich & Glynis Board • Oct 9, 2013 WDTV 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.