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Man hurt in Charleston shooting; name released

Charleston Police investigate after a person was shot in the 1500 block of 1st Avenue.
Charleston Police investigate after a person was shot in the 1500 block of 1st Avenue.(WSAZ/Blake Whitener)
Published: Oct. 23, 2020 at 5:28 PM EDT
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UPDATE 10/23/20 @ 9:30 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - More details have been released about a shooting that sent a man to the hospital Friday evening, including the victim’s name.

Juriah J. Roncal, 29, of Charleston, was shot in the leg, Charleston Police say. His condition was stable.

The shooting was reported around 5:50 p.m. in the 1500 block of 1st Avenue.

Police say Roncal was involved in an argument with another man over a flashlight before the shot was fired.

Officers say the man who fired the weapon was wearing a red shirt. Anyone with more information is asked to call Charleston Police at 304-348-6480 or Metro 911 at 304-348-8111.

ORIGINAL STORY

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - One person is injured after a shooting in Charleston Friday evening, according to Metro 911 dispatchers.

Dispatchers say the victim was shot in the leg. The incident was reported in the 1500 block of 1st Avenue.

There is no word on any suspects.

We have a crew headed to the scene.

Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest information.

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