UPDATE: Name Released in Beckley Shooting

UPDATE: Family members tell WOAY the victim in a Tuesday morning shooting in Beckley is Corey Henry. They say Henry remains in critical condition.


UPDATE: On Tuesday at approximately 4:00 am, Beckley Police Officers responded to the area of West Neville St. at Pike St. Upon arrival a gunshot victim was located.

The victim was taken to Raleigh General Hospital and then moved to CAMC Hospital in Charleston, WV. The victim remains in serious condition.

Detectives are actively working the case.

If anyone has any information contact Detective Will Pannell or Detective Joe Stewart with the Beckley Police Department.

Information can also be sent to CrimeStoppers at 304-255-STOP.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.


BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – The Beckley Police responded to an early morning shooting on West Neville Street early this morning.

Dispatchers tell WOAY that the call came in at around 4 am of an active shooter.

Police are still looking for the suspect but no information has been given out of a description.

One person was transported to the hospital but the extent of the injuries are unknown.

The streets were shut down but have sense reopened.

Stay with WOAY for further updates.

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