SHOOTING: 23 year-old shot in Belle and Suspect is on the Loose


UPDATE: State Police told our sister station, WOWK, the suspect involved in the shooting also robbed the victim before he shot her.

A neighbor said the victim explained she was selling a cellphone to a man in her car when he pulled a gun out and fired. This same neighbor also said the victim stated she had been shot by the same man before.

The investigation is still ongoing and the suspect is still at-large. The suspect is also considered to be armed and dangerous.

If you have any information, you are urged to call 911.

According to dispatchers with 911, a shooting occurred in the small town of Belle.

The incident occurred just before 6 p.m. in the 100 Block of East Central Avenue.

Dispatchers tell our sister station, WOWK, a 23 year-old female was shot in the ribs.

The suspect in the shooting fled and the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department is currently on the hunt for him.

Stay with 59 News for the latest update as this story develops.

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