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Police Say Bystander Wounded In Shooting On Charleston's West Side

Reported: Apr. 23, 2014 12:07 PM EDT
Updated: Apr. 23, 2014 10:57 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Taisha Walker) -- Three people were charged and placed in jail in connection to a shooting on Charleston's West Side.

Kenneth Gooden and Carlos Gray, who are both from Detroit, Mich., were charged Wednesday with wanton endangerment involving a firearm. A third suspect, Larry Alderman, was charged with obstruction for giving police several fake names.

Lt. Steve Cooper with the Charleston Police Department said Gooden and Gray got into a shootout at about noon at Glenwood Avenue and Simms Street with a group of people driving in a gray sedan.

Neighbors reported hearing five to 10 gunshots. A bystander, who has been identified as Craig Tolley, was struck by gunfire in the arm. Cooper said the victim is recovering from his injuries at CAMC General Hospital.

"It's odd that several men from Detroit, Michigan who claim not to know each other are all at the scene of a shooting firing pistols," Lt. Cooper said.

Police are still looking for the armed individuals who were driving in the sedan.




CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Taisha Walker, Jeff Morris) -- Charleston police said a bystander was wounded on Wednesday during a shootout on the city's West Side.

The bystander was apparently struck by gunfire about noon at Glenwood Avenue and Simms Street when people in a vehicle and on foot began shooting at each other, police said. Metro 911 said a male was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm.

Police had detained several people. They were looking for several more who fled the scene in a vehicle. Neighbors reported hearing five to 10 gunshots.

Mary C. Snow Elementary on the West Side is on lockdown while police investigate the shooting.





CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris, Taisha Walker) -- Metro 911 said one person was wounded Wednesday in a shooting on the West Side.

The incident happened about noon on Glenwood Avenue. An emergency dispatcher said one male suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and was transported to the hospital.

Charleston police have detained four people at the scene. Mary C. Snow Elementary on the West Side is on lockdown.

Eyewitness News has a crew at the scene. Stay tuned for updates on this developing story.




CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston police have responded to the report of a possible shooting on the West Side.

The incident occurred about noon on Glenwood Avenue.

It was unclear whether anyone had suffered any injuries.

Eyewitness News has a crew headed to the scene. Stay tuned for updates on this developing story.



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