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State Police Release Name Of Man Wounded In Hernshaw Shooting

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Web Producer: Katelyn Sykes
Reported: Nov. 14, 2013 4:26 AM EST
Updated: Nov. 14, 2013 6:36 PM EST

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Hernshaw Shooting
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Hernshaw , Kanawha County , West Virginia

State Police have released the name of the man wounded in a shooting and robbery in Hernshaw.

Roy Roe Jr. sustained serious injuries during an incident that occurred about 10:30 p.m. at his home on Lens Creek Road, State Police said. The victim said three men forced their way into his residence, robbed him and then shot him. He is expected to survive and is being treated at a local hospital.

State Police said they have a person of interest in the shooting, which they believe is related to an earlier altercation that happened in Charleston.




State Police said Thursday they have a person of interest in connection with a shooting in Hernshaw.

The victim told police the incident happened about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday when three men forced their way into his Lens Creek Road home, robbed him and then shot him. Dispatchers said the bullet hit him in the back of the head. State Police said the victim, whose name has not been released, has serious injuries but is expected to survive.

State Police said they believe the shooting is related to an altercation that occurred earlier in Charleston.




State Police are looking for three men involved in a shooting Wednesday.

The victim told police three men forced their way into his home on Lens Creek Road in Hernshaw at about 10:30 p.m. He said they robbed him and then shot him. Dispatchers said the bullet hit him in the back of the head.

He was taken to the hospital. No word on his condition Thursday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to give the Quincy detachment of the West Virginia State Police a call.



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