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Multiple injured in Huntington shooting; 2 dead

Published: Aug. 27, 2021 at 9:26 PM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – UPDATE 8/28/2021: Huntington Police say two people are dead and two others were hospitalized after a shooting Friday night.

Law enforcement have arrested and charged a man with two counts of murder. To read the entire update, click here.

ORIGINAL STORY 8/27/2021: Huntington Police responded Friday night to a deadly shooting in the city that claimed one person’s life and injured multiple others, the Huntington Police Department confirms.

It happened in the area of Oney Avenue and Davis Street where Huntington Police confirm a victim was dead at the scene. Multiple others were shot at that location, but their conditions are unknown at this time.

Our crew at the scene said the crime scene stretches for blocks.

Another shooting was reported along 27th Street, but it was later said to be unfounded.

An ambulance left the scene of the Oney Avenue location when our initial crew was there, and a large area was cordoned off with crime scene tape.

The Huntington Police Department, the Huntington Fire Department, and Cabell County Emergency Medical Services have all been at the scene along Oney Avenue.

Other details are unavailable now, but we’re working to get more information.

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