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UPDATE: Huntington Shooting Victim's Name Released

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATED STORY 6/21/14 @ 7:15 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The name of the shooting victim from Friday's East Huntington shooting has been released. Huntington Police say Eric Bias, 32, of Huntington was shot multiple times. His injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

The incident happened about 10:40 p.m. at the intersection of 28th Street and 5th Avenue.

Lt. John Williams says the shooter was in a small compact car, which took off afterwards heading east.

Police say they do not know the make or model of the car, but are looking at security video from the Speedway on that corner to see if it has any footage of the incident.

No one is in custody at this time, but if you have any information on the shooting, you're asked to call Huntington Police at 304-696-4420 or the anonymous tip line at 304-696-4444.

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ORIGINAL STORY 6/20/14 @ 11:15 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man was shot late Friday night near the intersection of 5th Avenue and 28th Street, Huntington Police say.

The man was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center, but his condition was unknown. Police say he was talking.

"At this time he's been taken to surgery," Lt. John Williams said. "We got a little information. As soon as he comes around and speaks to us we'll garner more information from him."

The shooting was reported about 10:40 p.m.

Williams says the victim was shot by someone in a small compact car, which took off afterwards heading east.

Police say they do not have a make or model of the car but are working with people who were at the scene to figure out what happened.

The left two lanes of 5th Avenue were closed near 28th Street as police searched for evidence.

Williams says they're looking at security video from the Speedway on that corner to see if it captured any of the incident.

No one is in custody at this time.

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