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UPDATE Deputies Investigate Shooting In Eastern Kanawha County

HERNSHAW, WV-(WOWK) - UPDATE 4.1.18:

According to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department the evidence at the scene appears to corroborate the statement of the resident/shooter in last night's incident. The person shot is stable though still being treated for his injuries.

When the investigation is concluded it will be reviewed by the Prosecuting Attorney's Office, but at this time no charges are expected to be filed against the shooter.

UPDATE 4.1.18:

According to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department a shooting Saturday night on Lens Creek Road sent one man to the hospital with possibly 5-6 gunshot wounds. The shooter is cooperating with deputies and no one else was injured. The shooter is a resident at the scene of the shooting, and claims he was acting in self defense.

Deputies are working to process the outdoor shooting scene, searching for adn collecting evidence and conducting interviews.

ORIGINAL 3:31.18:

Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department are investigating a shooting Saturday night.

The call came in shortly before 11:00 p.m. in the 2300 Block of Lens Creek Rd.

One person was transported to an area hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.

Lens Creek Road is shutdown for an undetermined amount of time.

There is no word on the condition of the victim, or if any arrests have been made.

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