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Police: Man shot in downtown Charleston in stable condition

Updated: Jun. 19, 2021 at 1:53 AM EDT
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UPDATE: 06/19/2021 @ 9:50 A.M.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Charleston Police continue investigating an overnight shooting that was reported near the intersection of Court St. and Quarrier St.

Police say a patrol officer located the victim, a man, near that intersection.

The officer found the man was shot in the torso and his hand.

First aid was provided by the officer until paramedics arrived.

Police say a gun was found on the victim during the investigation, and a second gun was found nearby as well.

WSAZ crews on scene said officers established a perimeter and were searching the area for any evidence.

Several casings and other evidence were located on the 500 block of Virginia St. East where officers believe the shooting happened.

The victim is in stable condition and has non-life threatening injuries, police say.

No suspects are in custody at this time and investigators are following up on leads.

Police are asking anyone with information surrounding the shooting to contact Metro Communications at (304) 348-8111 or the Criminal Investigation Division of the Charleston Police Department at (304) 348-6480.

This is a developing story. Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest information.

ORIGINAL STORY: 06/19/2021 @ 1:47 A.M.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Charleston Police was on the scene of a shooting early Saturday morning.

Metro 911 dispatchers say the shooting was reported around 1:20 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Court St. and Quarrier St.

One person was hit by gunfire, according to dispatchers. Their condition is unknown at this time.

Charleston Police say the victim was taken to the hospital.

No suspect information has been released.

WSAZ crews on scene said officers established a perimeter and were searching the area for any evidence.

Officers said evidence was also found along Virginia St. near City Hall.

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

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