Two shootings in six hours in Jewel City

West Virginia

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) — Huntington police are investigating a second shooting that has sent one person to the hospital.

It happened around 3:30 a.m. on 20th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. And police have identified the victim as 37 year old Clyde Cooper of Huntington.

This is the second shooting within a matter of 6 hours. The first one happened last night around 10 p.m. just two blocks away on the 900 block of 21st Street between 9th and 10th Avenues.

The victim in that shooting has been identified as 30 year old Dominique Barron of Detroit who was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Right now, both northbound lanes are closed between 8th and 9th Avenues but police expect to open up at least one of the lanes shortly.

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