One person shot on West Side of Charleston; Police searching for suspects

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Charleston WV (WOWK) – One person shot was on the west side of Charleston

The shooting occurred at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2020 on Park Ave and Central Avenue in Charleston. Police confirm one victim, Edward James Kinney, 27, of Charleston, with a gunshot to the leg, police said.

A blue SUV occupied by two African-American males fired from the vehicle toward Kinney and an unidentified person accompanying him. The unidentified person shot back at the vehicle. He then fled the area before officers arrived on the scene


The suspects remain at large. Kinney has refused to cooperate with the investigation, police said.


No arrest has been made and an investigation by the Charleston Police Department is ongoing.

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