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Name Released Of Man Killed In Huntington Bar Shooting

Reported by: Send eMail Dan Matics
Web Producer: Michelle Carroll
Also Contributing: Tiersa Davis
Reported: Dec. 13, 2013 4:14 AM EST
Updated: Dec. 13, 2013 11:43 PM EST

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Huntington Bar Shooting
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Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia

Huntington police have released the name of the man who died in a bar shooting Friday morning.

Police said Antonio Devon Brown, 25, of Huntington died Friday after firing shots into Shoop's Bar in the 1200 block of Fourth Avenue. A bar employee returned fire, killing Brown, police said.

Three other people suffered gunshot wounds and are being treated at local hospitals. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Police said Brown was in an argument with a woman in the bar when he was escorted out. Police said he brandished a gun and fired into the bar. Police said that is when the bar employee fired back at Brown.

No arrests have been made.

The West Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Administration has ordered the bar to shut down for ten days while both agencies investigate




One man is dead and three others injured following a bar shooting in Huntington early Friday morning.

Huntington Police responded to Shoop's Bar in the 1200 block of 4th Avenue about 3 a.m. on Friday. Police said one man was found dead just inside the front entrance of the bar. Three victims with gunshot wounds showed up at local hospitals. The injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Police believe prior to the shooting, the deceased man and a woman got into a fight inside the bar and bar employees threw him out. Police said the man then began firing a handgun towards the main area of the bar. An employee who had a concealed weapon shot the man, police said.

The employee was interviewed by police. No arrests have been made. The case will be handed over to the Cabell County Prosecutor's Office for further review.

Police said the name of the shooting victim will be released pending notification of the family.



One person was taken to the hospital after a shooting at Shoops on 4th Avenue in Huntington early Friday morning, according to Cabell County dispatchers.

Huntington Police have not released any motive or if they have anyone in custody.

We have a crew on the scene and will get you the latest as soon as it becomes available.



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