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UPDATE: Deputies respond to shooting in Kanawha County

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Published: Jun. 16, 2018 at 10:46 PM EDT
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UPDATE 6/17/18 @ 9:44 p.m.

Two people were taken to the hospital after a dispute ended in gunshots.

It happened in the 700 block of Whispering Oaks Lane in Jefferson just before 10 p.m. Saturday.

The Kanawha County Sheriff's Department says two neighbors had gotten into an argument that lead to a fight.

During the physical altercation, one of them fired several shots. One hit the other person, deputies say.

Both involved were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Deputies say the shooter was cooperative, saying he was acting in self defense.

No names have been released.

The incident is under investigation.


Crews responded to a reported shooting.

It happened in the 700 block of Whispering Oaks Lane in Jefferson just before 10 p.m. Saturday.

According to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office, the shooter is cooperating.

Deputies say neighbors were involved.

The victim appears to have non-life-threatening injuries, according to deputies.

No other information has been released.

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