Manhunt underway after four die in three West Virginia shootings, schools on lockdown

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This undated photo provided by the West Virginia State Police shows Jody Hunt, who authorities said is a suspect in three shootings in West Virginia, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/West Virginia State Police)
Parents wait in their cars outside of Mylan Park Elementary School in Morgantown, WV., Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, after three separate shootings left four people dead on Monday. State police said they're seeking one suspect in all the shootings. Monongalia County 911 director Mike Wolfe said police are seeking Jody Lee Hunt, 39, of Westover. Police also are searching for a 2011 Ford F-150 extended cab truck. (AP Photo/Ben Queen)
Westover Police vehicles are parked outside Doug's Towing in Westover, W.V.,, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, after three separate shootings left four people dead on Monday. State police said they're seeking one suspect in all the shootings. Monongalia County 911 director Mike Wolfe said police are seeking Jody Lee Hunt, 39, of Westover. Police also are searching for a 2011 Ford F-150 extended cab truck. (AP Photo/Ben Queen)
A Sheriffs department patrol car is parked on the exit ramp of exit 155 of I-79 in Morgantown, W.V., Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, after three separate shootings left four people dead on Monday. State police said they're seeking one suspect in all the shootings. Monongalia County 911 director Mike Wolfe said police are seeking Jody Lee Hunt, 39, of Westover. Police also are searching for a 2011 Ford F-150 extended cab truck. (AP Photo/Ben Queen)
Police vehicles are parked outside Doug's Towing in Westover, W.V.,, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, after three separate shootings left four people dead on Monday. State police said they're seeking one suspect in all the shootings. Monongalia County 911 director Mike Wolfe said police are seeking Jody Lee Hunt, 39, of Westover. Police also are searching for a 2011 Ford F-150 extended cab truck. (AP Photo/Ben Queen)
Jody Hunt has been identified as the main suspect in the shootings. (West Virginia State Police)
Jody Hunt has been identified as the main suspect in the shootings. (Facebook)
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Doug Brady was shot dead at Doug's Towing, his place of business. (Facebook)
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Sharon Berkshire, 39, has been identified as one of the dead. (Facebook)
Doug Brady, 39, has also been identified as one of the victims. (Facebook)
Michael Frum, 28, is the third victim identified by police. (Facebook)
Sharon Berkshire, 39, has been identified as one of the dead. (Facebook)
Doug Brady, 39, has also been identified as one of the victims. (Facebook)
Michael Frum, 28, is the third victim identified by police. (Facebook)
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By RYAN GORMAN

Authorities are scouring West Virginia for a single suspect believed to have killed four people in three separate shootings around Morgantown, possibly over a relationship gone south.

Jody Hunt, identified by state police as the possible shooter, is believed to be driving a black 2011 Ford F150 extended cab pickup truck. The 39-year-old has obscured license plates on the vehicle so they cannot be read, police said.

Two of the shootings happened in the Westover area, according to state police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous. The other occurred in the Cheat Lake area in Monongalia County.

All three incidents occurred Monday. Schools across the county have been placed on lockdown as authorities search for Hunt, WBOY reported.

Sharon Kay Berkshire, 39, of Westover; Doug Brady, of Westover; and Michael Frum, 28, of Maidsville, were identified as three of the victims to WAJR.

Grabs from Brady's now-private Facebook that have been posted to Twitter show evidence of a soured relationship that led Hunt down a dark path.

A Facebook post from earlier today by Hunt revealed his inner torment and gave clues to what he planned.

Hunt claimed "love of my life" cheated on him and led to "the devastation I caused to a few people['s] lives." The tormented man also hinted he would kill himself before making a bizarre final request.

"May your saddened hearts be replaced with hate for me," he wrote. "Please take care of my dogs!"

Brady owns Doug's Towing, where he was shot dead. Hunt owns rival J&J Towing. It is not known if a business dispute also led to the shooting spree.

This is a developing story, more details will come as they are made available.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this article

Hunt's full Facebook post is below, the language may be offensive to some readers:

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