Early Morning Shooting In Beckley

BECKLEY,WV (WOAY)- A shooting occurred early this morning on Johnston Street in Beckley. Beckley Police released the following information:

At approximately 5:55am this morning, officers of the Beckley Police Department responded to a shooting incident in the 3200 block of Robert C. Byrd Drive.  It was discovered that one male victim was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  He was subsequently transported by EMS to a local hospital for evaluation.  The victim, whose name is currently being withheld received injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.

Otho Shrewsbury was taken into custody in relation to the shooting incident and he has been charged with the following offenses:  Malicious Wounding, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Wanton Endangerment (4 cts.).  This investigation is considered active and the primary investigator is Detective Corporal Nick Walters.

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