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Police Say Teens Wounded In Huntington Shooting

Reported by: Send eMail Kaylin Searles
Reported: Jun. 27, 2014 7:41 AM EDT
Updated: Jun. 27, 2014 12:42 PM EDT
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Huntington Shooting
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Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia

The Huntington Police Department said two were injured in a shooting in Huntington early Friday morning.

Police said it happened about 12:15 a.m. around the parking lot of the A.D. Lewis Center in the 1500 block of 10th Avenue.

Markale Foster, 18 of Cross Lanes walked into the emergency room at Cabell Huntington Hospital with a gunshot wound to the neck.

Upon arriving at the hospital, Foster told officials that he had come from a shooting.

Foster said he and other people were in the lot at the A.D. Lewis Center when an altercation broke out between the people from his vehicle and several other people from Huntington. Foster told police an unknown Huntington man then pulled out a handgun and shot several times into the vehicle that he and his friends were in, striking him in the neck.

Another victim, a 15-year-old male, was treated for minor cuts received from broken glass inside the vehicle.

Police said out of the seven people in the vehicle, only two are giving information about the shooter. The suspect was described a light-skinned, black male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, and with short cut hair. He was wearing jeans and a black shirt.

Police said they found shell casings and glass at the scene. The vehicle Foster and his friends were in was towed from the hospital to be processed for evidence.

This investigation into the shooting continues.



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