One Person Injured, One Detained in Kanawha County Shooting


KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – One person has been injured in a shooting in Kanawha County Wednesday evening.

The shooting was reported around 9:15 p.m. on the 500 block of Carver Street in Institute.

Dispatchers say that one person was shot, and one person has been detained.

The injuries received to the victim are unknown at this time. 

West Virginia State Police, Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, Kanawha EMS, West Virginia State University Police, and Institute Fire responded to the scene.

We have a crew headed to the scene. We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

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