FIRST ON WOAY: One Taken to Hospital After Shooting in Beckley

BECKLEY– One person has been taken to the hospital after a shooting in Beckley on Friday night.

The incident happened at the Beckwoods Apartments around 9 PM. Dispatchers say one person was transported from the scene.

Witnesses at the scene tell WOAY the victim was a yound adult male.

Beckley Police are investigating. Very limited details are available at this time. Stick with Newswatch online and on air as we continue to learn more.

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