Dispatchers: Early morning shooting sends woman to the hospital

HPD investigating reported shooting on 7th Ave.
HPD investigating reported shooting on 7th Ave.(WSAZ)
Published: Dec. 2, 2022 at 8:50 AM EST
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UPDATE: 12/2/2022 Noon

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Police found a woman with a gunshot wound when responding to a crash in the 200 block of 7th Avenue on Friday morning.

When officers arrived at the single-vehicle crash scene around 5a.m., a 23-year-old passenger inside the vehicle had a minor injury to her leg caused by a firearm.

Huntington Police say a handgun was found inside the vehicle.

Cabell County EMS transported the woman to a hospital for treatment of her leg injury.

According to officers, the driver’s statement as well as statements from passengers were inconsistent, but based on the initial investigation, officers do not believe anyone outside of the vehicle was involved in the incident.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The Huntington Police Department is investigating after a woman says she was shot Friday morning.

Cabell County dispatchers say the call came in just after 5 a.m. in the 300 block of 7th Avenue.

Dispatchers say a woman was transported to the hospital, but there is no word on her condition.

WSAZ’s crew on scene saw a heavy police presence and saw officers taking picture of the scene. A car was also taken from the scene by a tow truck.

WSAZ has reached out to police for more information.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest.