UPDATE: Man Shot in the Face in Institute

By: Rahel Solomon, Jennifer Rizzi Email
By: Rahel Solomon, Jennifer Rizzi Email

UPDATE 4/14/13 @ 12:20 p.m.
INSTITUTE,W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Deputies from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office tell WSAZ a Poca man was shot in the face Saturday evening.

It happened just before 9 p.m. at the intersection of Smoot Avenue and Carver Street in Institute.

The victim, who deputies say is in his 50s, was taken to CAMC General. His condition is not being released at this time.

Deputies are currently investigating and are not releasing a motive at this time.

No suspects have yet been named.

Deputies are encouraging those with more information about the incident to provide tips at : www.kanawhasheriff.us.

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INSTITUTE,W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Police are investigating after a man was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries to his face.

Police tell WSAZ.com a shot was fired just before 9 p.m. at the corner of Smoot Avenue and Carver Street in Institute.

A man was found inside his vehicle with the injuries, according to police. Investigators say it's not clear whether he was hit by the shot or beaten.

No word yet on the victim's identity or condition.

State Police and the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department are investigating.

No suspects have been named at this time.

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