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Man shot in the face in Institute Saturday night

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According to police, one man was transported to Charleston Area Medical Center last night with a single gunshot wound to the face. The victim has since been transported to another facility for treatment.

Police say the incident happened in the area of Smoot Avenue and Carver Street in Institute, W. Va. The victim was a man in his 50s from Poca, W. Va.

There are several persons of interest at this time. Because of the nature of this ongoing investigation, no names are being released at this time.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to leave an anonymous tip on the Kanawha County Sheriff's website at www.kanawhasheriff.us

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