Beckley, WV (WOAY) – Authorities are investigating a homicide in Raleigh County following reports of a shooting in Beckley that occurred early this morning.
Raleigh County law enforcement received a call at approximately 3:45 AM reporting a shooting on the 100 block of Truman Avenue.
Upon arrival, authorities discovered a male suffering from a single gunshot wound.
Emergency medical services responded and attempted life-saving measures. However, medical pronounced the victim dead at the time of his arrival at Raleigh General Hospital.
The Beckley Police Department Detective Bureau is currently investigating this incident as a homicide.
The victim’s identity is being withheld at this time pending notification of family members. Further information will be released as it becomes available.