Man wanted in downtown Charleston shooting

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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) – Kenneth Eugene Washington, 22, is wanted by the Charleston Police Department for Wanton Endangerment and Malicious Wounding in connection to the shooting that happened around 9 PM on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 in downtown Charleston, West Virginia.

Washington, also known as “Lil Krazz,” is accused of shooting Souel Rowe Jr., 22. at the intersection of Summers Street and Brawley Walkway on August 6, 2019.   Washington is around 6 feet tall and weighs around 175 pounds. Police say Washington is considered armed and dangerous.

Charleston Police officers responded to the shooting in the area of Summers Street and Brawley Walkway. Officers located the Rowe, Jr., who had been shot in the thigh. Rowe was taken to a hospital for treatment and police say his condition is currently stable.

Multiple shots were fired in the incident. One of the bullets struck a business at the corner of Summers Street and Brawley Walkway.

Police say based upon their initial investigation, a person was taken into custody, but upon further investigation, it was determined that the subject was not the shooter. He was not charged and was released from police custody.

Anyone with information as to Washington’s whereabouts is asked to call the Charleston Police Department at 304-348-8111.  

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