Huntington man rushed to hospital after Sunday morning shooting

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WOWK) -An early morning shooting on Sunday has put a Huntington man in the hospital.

According to Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial, a little after 1 AM Sunday morning police responded to a disturbance at the 2700 block of Highlawn Avenue.

One man was shot in the incident that originally started out as a verbal dispute between two acquaintances in the early morning hours.

One neighbor WOWK 13 News talked to says he and his wife awoke to the sound of three gunshots and saw two men in the middle of the street afterward.

Anthony Jared Kessick Jr, 33, of Huntington, was shot and injured in the incident and transported to a nearby hospital by Cabell County EMS.

Chief Dial said at this time police are conducting an open investigation and there is no report of an arrest being made at this time. 

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