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Erick Shute

Erick Shute

Erick Shute is vocalist for the metal band Pyrexia. He is a 32 year old resident of Great Cacapon, West Virginia. [1] Erick had made a Facebook post with a Confederate flag that had a gun on it with the slogan "Come and Take".

He attended Pennsville Memorial High School. Shute is also a venture capitalist with an interest in virtual currencies. Erik Shute has over 6,000 followers on LinkedIn. He is currently the CEO of Foxii Consulting which offers a variety of marketing, business development, and web development services. He was formerly Chief Operation s & Vice president of Marketing of NovusCoin which is cryptocurrency like Bitcoin.

Allegations

Shute is alleged to have shot and killed 3 people in Morgan County, West Virginia on June 13, 2016.

Shute was taken into custody in , Pennsylvania early Tuesday morning. Shute was last seen driving his white Ford Bronco on Route 95 to New Jersey.

Shute claimed in a Facebook post that the shooting was in self defense and that the people he shot tried to rob him of $20,000. He also claims that they were drug addicts. According to the post he also contacted the police about it and they were ok with what he did.

Shute used a.223 Caliber rifle in the shootings.

References

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Citation Linkfacebook.comErick Shute on Facebook
Jun 14, 2016, 8:29 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comErick Shute
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto from Facebook
Jun 14, 2016, 8:41 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comFacebook post Erik made
Jun 14, 2016, 8:43 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPost from his Facebook
Jun 14, 2016, 8:26 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comFacebook post by Shute
Jun 14, 2016, 8:47 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Shute from Facebook
Jun 14, 2016, 8:47 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Shute from Facebook
Jun 14, 2016, 8:47 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Shute from Facebook
Jun 14, 2016, 8:48 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Shute from Facebook
Jun 14, 2016, 8:48 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.com.223 Caliber Rifle
Jun 14, 2016, 8:48 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comErick Shute
Jun 14, 2016, 8:09 AM
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Citation Linklinkedin.comErick Shute on LinkedIn
Jun 14, 2016, 9:02 AM
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Citation Linktwitter.comErick Shute on Twitter
Jun 14, 2016, 9:04 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comStatement from police on Facebook
Jun 14, 2016, 8:54 AM
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Citation Linkwhsv.comArticle about his capture
Jun 14, 2016, 8:54 AM
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Citation Linknewsofsalemcounty.comArticle about the incident.
Jun 14, 2016, 8:15 AM