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Shooting Outside Of Huntington Restaurant, Police Looking For Gunman

Reported: May. 11, 2014 2:44 PM EDT
Updated: May. 11, 2014 10:45 PM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Dan Matics, Mamie Buoy) - Huntington police are looking for the man who shot another man several times in front of a popular pizza parlor.

Detectives say 37-year-old Robert Henderson was shot several times in front of Z Brick Oven Pizza round 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say Henderson was arguing with several other men outside of the restaurant, when one of the men pulled out a handgun and started shooting. The suspects and Henderson tried to leave the area before the police got there.

Police were able to catch up to Henderson. They are still looking for the suspect, who is described as a black male, 5'10" tall with a medium build. He was wearing black clothing.

Mark Fry, Z Brick Oven, witnessed the incident. Fry said the two were arguing inside the restaurant.

"I told them they would have to leave," Fry said.

Fry said they grabbed napkins and tried to help Henderson.

"It was really scary, my heart was racing."

Police say Henderson refused to cooperate with officers. He is from South Point, but police say he has ties to Detroit.

Police also say they were able to recover a gun near the scene of the shooting.

Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for more information on this developing story.



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