UPDATE: Man Shot in East Huntington

By: Dale Johnson; WSAZ Staff Email
By: Dale Johnson; WSAZ Staff Email

UPDATE 4/19/14 @ 1:00 a.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Huntington Police say the shooting Friday night in the Highlawn area does not appear to be intentional.

According to a press release, investigators say St. Mary's Medical Center reported a man walked into the emergency room with a gunshot wound.

Clarence Jones, 23, was hit in the forearm by a bullet. He told officers that it happened at #36 27th Street. Officers say they found evidence of the shooting in the front room of the home. Police detained witnesses for interviews.

Investigators say they will continue to work the case and evaluate the evidence from the scene to determine if they need to take further action.

No arrests have been made. However, one man was arrested on an unrelated charge. Police have not released any information on that arrest.

Officers say this incident is not related to the recent homicide which took place at the same residence back in December.


ORIGINAL STORY 4/18/14
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man showed up Friday night at a local hospital with a gunshot wound, and police are questioning another man in connection with the shooting, Huntington Police say.

The shooting was reported about 9:10 p.m. in the 2700 block of Latulle Avenue. That is in the Highlawn area of Huntington.

Although police are questioning a man, no one has been arrested at this time.

The victim is at St. Mary's Medical Center. While there's no word on his condition, his injuries are described as non-life threatening.

Police said a handgun was found inside the home where the shooting happened. They said another shooting occurred at the same home last December, but it was unknown if the two shootings are related.

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