Update: Three suspects in custody after Charleston shooting

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) UPDATE: 6:48 p.m. — The third suspect has been detained after a shooting in Charleston.

According to CPD, the first suspect, who fled the vehicle after Charleston Police pulled the vehicle over due to no visible plate, is charged with attempted murder and wanton endangerment. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The second suspect, identified as James Evans, was the driver of the vehicle. He has federal charges against him. Evans is in custody.

The third suspect, Brandon Bandy, was found and taken into custody. CPD announced this moments after the press conference ended.

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.


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) UPDATE: 6:22 p.m. — Two suspects have been detained and one suspect remains at large after a shooting in Charleston Tuesday afternoon.

During a press conference, Charleston Police say one occupant fled during a traffic stop, leading to a chase.

According to CPD, police the suspect fired multiple rounds at an officer, and the officer fired back.

Police say two of the three suspects are in custody and are at a local hospital.

One suspect, Brandon Bandy, 26, of Elkview, is still at large.

No officers were injured in the shooting.


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — According to dispatch, shots were fired in Charleston around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The incident occurred on the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue.

Charleston police conducted a traffic stop, and a foot chase of a male suspect ensued. Shots were reportedly fired by the police. One person was shot in the shoulder and reportedly detained near the Habitat for Humanity location.

According to a release from Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha and Putnam, a person with a gunshot wound entered the ReStore on Piedmont Road seeking assistance. Staff then called 911, and police and ambulances arrived shortly after. All staff is said to be safe.

Police also found themselves in pursuit of a silver Ford Escape with no tags. The vehicle later crashed, and the person in the vehicle was detained by CPD.

CPD is looking for at least one other suspect.

The Habitat for Humanity location near where the shooting took place announced that they would be closed for the remainder of the day.

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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