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Woman shot in remote area of Kanawha County

A woman was airlifted to the hospital Tuesday night after being shot in the leg in a remote...
A woman was airlifted to the hospital Tuesday night after being shot in the leg in a remote area of Kanawha County.(WNDU)
Published: Apr. 6, 2021 at 11:05 PM EDT
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KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – West Virginia State Police responded to a woman who was shot Tuesday night.

It happened just before 9:30 p.m. near the 100 block of Smith Hill Road in the Clendenin area.

Troopers say a woman was coyote hunting and had placed a cocked Winchester 30-30 rifle against her ATV which fell and discharged striking her in the left leg.

Cpl. R. L. Cervera administered medical care until EMS arrived.

She was taken to the hospital for treatment.

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A woman was airlifted to the hospital Tuesday night after being shot in the leg in a remote area of Kanawha County, according to Kanawha County Sheriff’s deputies.

They say the incident was reported just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday near the 100 block of Smith Hill Road in the Clendenin area. Investigators say the area is remote and was difficult for first responders to access.

The woman’s condition is unknown at this time. There’s also no word about what led up to the shooting. No arrests have been made yet.

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