Woman injured following shooting in Bluefield

Local - 2/26/2014 11:20 AM by Rebecca Turco

BLUEFIELD - A woman was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound following a shooting in Bluefield.

The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Stowers and Jefferson Streets, according to Lieutenant Scott Myers with the Bluefield Police Department. Witnesses reported that two black men fired shots at several people.

Myers said the suspects hit Sheila Martin, 25, of Bluefield, in the leg. She was transported to Bluefield Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries and has since been released, according to Myers.

At this time, police do not believe Martin was the suspects' target. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 304-327-6101.


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