On September 27, 2018 date Deputies were dispatched to the Patriot Motor Inn in Beaver regarding a shooting. Upon on arrival and speaking to the victim Deputies learned that James Prater entered the victim’s room and threatened to kill the victim. The suspect then fired a 9mm handgun at the victim striking a door next to the victim. The defendant then fled and was apprehended by responding Deputies a short time later. Prater was charged with Attempted Murder, Wanton Endangerment, Possession with Intent to Deliver/Methamphetamine, and being a Prohibited Possession of a Firearm.