ONE PERSON INJURED IN SHOOTING - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports


Update: One person hurt in shooting

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7/15/2013 -


Police are looking for a suspect or suspects in an overnight shooting on Barbour street in Beckley. Chief of detectives Dave Farley says one woman was shot in the shoulder while she was inside her apartment around 11:30 p.m.

He said the shooter was outside and shot at the building 17 times. The shots came into the woman's bedroom.

The woman's father, Tyrone Harbin, identified her as Tara Harbin, 22. He said she is in the hospital and on her way to making a full recovery.


"The first thing that came across my mind was is she dead or alive... that's a scary feeling right there when it can go through a wall and attack a person, go through a building and injure a person like that," said Harbin.

Farley said there was also a man and the woman's baby inside the apartment at the time.




One person was injured in a shooting, according to Raleigh County Emergency Service. This happened on Barber Avenue in Beckley. The person was taken to a hospital in Beckley. The call came in around midnight. There is word yet on what caused the shooting. Beckley City Police is handling the situation, according to Raleigh County Emergency Services. Stay with 59 news on air and online as this story develops.