First on WOAY: Shooting in Stanaford Community

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) — A shooting happened Thursday evening in Beckley.

The incident happened on Hoist Road in the Stanaford Community.

Eyewitnesses tell WOAY there were fights in the streets and a shooting.

The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating, but declined to give us details since this is an ongoing investigation.

They are expected to release more information on Friday morning. Stick with WOAY News online and on-air as we learn more.

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