69°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Seven shot at bar in West Virginia on New Year's Day

8 months 2 weeks 5 days ago Wednesday, January 01 2020 Jan 1, 2020 January 01, 2020 3:06 PM January 01, 2020 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: WSAZ

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - Seven people were injured after being shot at a bar in West Virginia early New Year's Day, police said.

The shooting happened early Wednesday at the Kulture Hookah Bar in Huntington, interim Huntington Police Chief Ray Cornwell said in a news release.

The statement said several people were found shot inside and outside of the bar. Cornwell said initial information suggested the shooting involved a dispute between individuals.

According to WOWK-TV, more than a dozen shell casings were found outside the bar and in a parking lot across the street. About 50 people were inside the bar when police arrived.

The injured were taken to a hospital for treatment. The statement did not specify the nature of their injuries. The shooting remains under investigation.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days