UPDATE: West Side shootings appear to be related


Charleston police are investigating a shooting on Hunt Avenue in Charleston.

(photo via WOWK photojournalist Mike Magee)

UPDATE (9:06 a.m. on Friday, October 8): Another woman was found dead around 8:00 a.m. in the 1,000 block of Grant Street. Police believe that the two shootings are related and that the second woman ran from the shooter, which is why she was found in a different location.

Police are investigating these shootings as a double homicide.

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Charleston Police are investigating a shooting that left one woman dead early Friday morning.

According to Chief of Detectives Lieutenant Tony Hazelett, police and EMS found a female victim on the sidewalk of the 300 block of Hunt Avenue in Charleston. EMS tried to revive the victim but she died on scene.

Lt. Hazelett says there is no threat to the public at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it on WOWKTV.com, the WOWK 13 News App, and on 13 News on air.

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