UPDATE: Deputies searching for suspect in Harper Heights shooting

UPDATE (2/17/21 @ 4:30 a.m.): The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office has released further details about Tuesday morning’s shooting in the Harper Heights area of Beckley.

According to a press release, the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 700 block of Circleview Dr. on a reported shooting.

The victim says an unknown person entered the residence he was visiting and began shooting at him.

The victim was struck several times and was later transported to Raleigh General Hospital.  He is currently in stable condition and his injuries are not expected to be life threatening.

The suspect is still unknown.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office at 304-255-9300 or Crimestoppers.


HARPER HEIGHTS, WV (WOAY) – An early morning shooting incident is reported in the Harper Heights area of Beckley.

Details are limited, but according to dispatchers, the call came in at 3:05 a.m.

The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office and Jan Care Ambulance responded to the scene.  One person was injured, but the extent of his or her injuries is unclear.

Stay with WOAY for any further details.