UPDATE | Man critically injured in Charleston shooting

Published: Oct. 1, 2020 at 4:29 AM EDT
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UPDATE 10/1/20 @ 8:26 a.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Charleston Police are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital.

According to police, they were dispatched to the 1000 block of Grant Street around 3 a.m. Thursday.

When officers got to the scene, they found Tevin Breckinridge, 21, of Charleston with a gunshot wound to the leg. Investigators tried to speak with him, but say he wasn’t cooperative.

CPD says further investigation led to a black sedan that was parked in the area. Police say it appears the victim was a passenger in the vehicle. The victim got out of the sedan to talk with suspects and that’s when he was shot in the leg.

Breckinridge was taken to the hospital where he’s in critical condition, police say.

If you have any information, you’re asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 304-348-6480 or Metro Communications at 304-348-8111.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information on this developing story.

ORIGINAL STORY 10/1/20 @ 4:29 a.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man was injured in a shooting in Charleston early Thursday morning.

Crews at the scene told us the shooting happened in the 300 block of Glenwood Ave. just before 3 a.m.

A man was shot in the leg. He was found one block away from the shooting scene on Grant St. He was taken to the hospital.

The victim’s condition is unknown at this time. No suspect information has been released.

This is a developing story. Keep checking the WSAZ app for updates.

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