West Virginia nurse, 39, who worked on NYC frontlines arrested for 'shooting ...

West Virginia nurse, 39, who spoke at RNC and worked on NYC frontlines during height of the pandemic is arrested for 'shooting woman in the stomach during an argument' Amy Thorn, 39, faces charges of malicious wounding after Thursday's incident Police said Thorn shot Jonda Whitt in the abdomen while they were arguing Thorn told police that the shooting was in self-defense, as she feared for her life Whitt was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is stable 

By Maxine Shen For Dailymail.com

Published: 01:22 BST, 11 October 2020 | Updated: 05:39 BST, 11 October 2020

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A West Virginia registered nurse who traveled to New York City and Texas to treat coronavirus patients at the height of the pandemic and spoke at the RNC was arrested after allegedly shooting a woman during an argument. 

Amy Thorn, 39, of Williamson, West Virginia, was arrested after she allegedly shot Jonda Whitt in the abdomen, while they argued Thursday at about 5pm, the Mingo Messenger reported. 

Whitt was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Amy Thorn, 39, who spoke at the RNC (pictured), faces charges of malicious wounding after she allegedly shot another woman in the stomach during an argument Thursday evening

Amy Thorn, 39, who spoke at the RNC (pictured), faces charges of malicious wounding after she allegedly shot another woman in the stomach during an argument Thursday evening

Police told WCHS Whitt is doing well and recovering at the hospital. 

A police investigation revealed that an unspecified argument broke out between the two women, which led to Thorn allegedly fearing for her safety and

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