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Driver pulled over in South Charleston, West Virginia covered in blood

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South Charleston Police pull a driver over for speeding only to find he is covered blood and his vehicle is riddled with bullet holes. South Charleston Police pull a driver over for speeding only to find he is covered blood and his vehicle is riddled with bullet holes.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia -

UPDATE:

Police have released the identity of man who was pulled over for speeding after being attacked and possibly shot at.

Police stopped George L. McColgan III on MacCorkle Avenue and found that he was covered in blood.  McColgan told police that he went to a home on Oliver Street in Saint Albans and was beaten by several people.  When he tried to escape in his car, the attackers threw rocks and cinder blocks at the car.

McColgan refused treatment despite what police described as "fairly severe injuries."

McColgan told police that he went to the home to pay off a "drug debt" and when he arrived he was attacked.  

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ORIGINAL:

A driver was found injured and bloody following a traffic stop in South Charleston, West Virginia.

According to South Charleston Police, officers pulled over a vehicle in front of the United Bank at MacCorkle and East Avenue around 10 p.m. Sunday evening, August 17. 

Police say the unidentified man said he was the victim of a shooting incident that occurred in St. Albans, West Virginia sometime earlier in the evening. The man did not suffer gun shot wounds. However, he was badly beaten. 

The man's vehicle suffered damage. The front of the vehicle was riddled with bullet holes. Meanwhile, the back window of the vehicle was shattered with a cinder block. The man's identity has not been released. 

West Virginia State Police and the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office also responded to the scene. 

The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation.