UPDATE (9:26 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 15): Barboursville Police say that the victim was a 17-year-old. They say the shooting appears to be an accident.

UPDATE (5:49 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14): A man has died after being shot in Barboursville Thursday afternoon, dispatchers say.

They say they believe the shooting to be accidental, but not self-inflicted.

BARBOURSVILLE, WV (WOWK) — A man was shot on College Avenue in Barboursville Thursday afternoon.

Dispatchers say this happened in the 1200 block of College Avenue around 4:23 p.m.

The extent of the victim’s injuries and the circumstances around the man being shot are unknown at this time.

Police and EMS are on their way to the scene, according to dispatchers. This is a developing story. We will continue to update you as more information becomes available.