19-year-old taken to hospital following shooting

Published: Apr. 24, 2023 at 5:51 AM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- An early morning shooting has sent one person to the hospital, according to Cabell County 911 dispatchers.

It happened just after 5:30 a.m. Monday.

Dispatchers say first responders were sent to the intersection of West 9th Street and Jackson Avenue for reports of a shooting and a man lying on the ground.

When officers got to the scene, they discovered a 19-year-old had been shot.

Officers provided emergency first aid to the victim until a Cabell County EMS crew arrived and transported him to a local hospital.

His injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, officers say.

No arrests have been made at this time.

The Huntington Police Department is investigating what happened.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call HPD’s Criminal Investigation Bureau at 304-696-4420 or leave anonymous tips at 304-696-4444.

This is a developing story.

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