Man shot and killed in Huntington identified

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UPDATE 3/6/2020 3:40 P.M.: Huntington Police have released the name of a man shot and killed last night, Thursday, March 5 in the 1000 block of 25th Street and are asking for the public’s help in apprehending a suspect.

Police say Irvin Lanard Gilmore, 21, of Detroit, was pronounced dead at a local hospital after officers found him in the 1000 block of 25th Street shortly after 10:30 p.m. last night with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers had been dispatched to the area for a shooting victim. Members of the Forensic Investigations Unit and Detective Bureau also responded to the scene. 

Huntington police are asking anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call Sgt. Jason Davis at 304-696-4420, Ext. 1021, Detective Steve Fitz at 304-696-4420, Ext. 1023, or the anonymous tip line at 304-696-4444.

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) — Huntington Police are investigating after a late-night shooting on Thursday, March 5, 2020.

Cabell County Dispatchers say the shooting happened in the 1000 block of 25th Street near 13th Avenue. Police were dispatched around 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Officials say one person was transported to a nearby hospital as a result of the shooting. No word yet on the severity of any injuries. Police are continuing their investigation.

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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