One dead after shooting

Published: May. 20, 2023 at 11:44 PM EDT
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KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -One man died Saturday evening after a shooting, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies tell one male died after a verbal argument escalated to a shooting in the 5600 block of Raven Drive.

The shooting was reported at around 9:45 p.m. Saturday to dispatchers.

Sgt. Joshua Lester said the argument took place in the street.

Lester said the man who died is believed to have been involved in the argument.

He said another man believed to be involved in the disturbance was detained by deputies.

The names of those involved in the argument have not been released as the investigation continues.

The incident remains under investigation by the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department.

Lester said there is no threat to public safety.

The Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone in the area who may have surveillance video or information relevant to the investigation to contact the Criminal Investigation Section of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

This is a developing story.