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OLD FIELDS — A man being served a warrant died in a shootout with police Monday night.

Hardy County Sheriff’s deputies were attempting to arrest Christopher C. Zenittini, 35, when he began shooting around 9:30 p.m. Deputies returned fire, fatally wounding the man.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, 477 Highland Springs Terrace, which is in the northwest corner of the county near the Hampshire County line.

Moorefield deputies were also on the scene of the shooting. No officers were injured in the gunfire exchange.  

Zenittini was being sought on a capias warrant by Hardy County.

State Police are investigating.

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