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Suspect Sought After Shots Fired in Jefferson

Reported: Mar. 12, 2014 12:14 AM EDT
Updated: Mar. 12, 2014 1:00 PM EDT
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JEFFERSON, W.Va. (Katelyn Sykes, Taisha Walker, Trevor John Anderson) -- The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office is investigating shots fired in Jefferson.

A deputy sheriff reported to 911 dispatchers that he heard five shots near Sheer Fantasy on MacCorkle Avenue. Deputies said there was an altercation inside the strip club that spilled a block away on Lee Street Tuesday about 11:50 p.m. That is when they said a man fired at least five shots into the air. No one was injured.

Deputies found shell casings at the scene that came from a 9 millimeter gun. A man was detained an hour later but was released after questioning.

No suspect has been identified, nor has an arrest been made. If you have any information about this incident you are asked to call the sheriff's office at 304-357-0169.

Police from Saint Albans and South Charleston also responded to the scene.



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