Man Arrested After Overnight Shooting in Kanawha County

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UPDATE: (1/7/19 9:40 AM)

A convicted felon from South Carolina has been arrested after shooting in Kanawha County.

According to court documents, Corey Tucker, 23, has been arrested and charged with malicious assault and felon in possession of a firearm.

Deputies say they were dispatched to CAMC General on Monday, January 7th, 2018, after William Graley walked into the hospital with gunshot wounds.

Graley told deputies that he was shot at his home in South Charleston. He described the shooter as a black male with a tattoo on his neck that said “Alexis.” He also said the shooter was with a woman he knew as Taylor Turner.

Deputies say they found Tucker and Turner in an apartment together in South Charleston, and that Tucker has  a tattoo on his neck that says “Alexis.”

According to deputies, Tucker admitted to firing two shots that hit Graley.

Court documents say Tucker is a was convicted in South Carolina of assault and batter first degree in South Carolina.


UPDATE: (1/7/19 1:40 AM)

Dispatchers say two men are wanted in connection to shooting after the victim walked into a hospital with gunshot wounds.

The victim walked into CAMC General with gunshot wounds shortly after midnight Monday.

Dispatchers say the two men are believed to be headed toward Boone County. The original shooting is believed to have transpired in the South Charleston area.

No details have been provided on the description of the two males. The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting.

We will continue to update this story with new information as soon as new details become available.


ORIGINAL: (1/7/19 12:45 a.m.)

Police are investigating after a person walked into CAMC General with gunshot wounds.

According to dispatchers, the person walked into the hospital around 12:15 a.m. Monday.

Dispatchers say that the location of the shooting is unknown at this time, but originally was thought to be in the South Charleston area. They say the location could be elsewhere in the county and that county deputies will likely become involved in the investigation of the incident.

The victim’s extent of injuries are unknown at this time.

South Charleston Police are investigating the shooting.

We will provide more details on this developing story as soon as new details become available.

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