Police: Belmont County Man Shot in Morgantown


Police have released the name of the man they said was shot Sunday morning in Morgantown.

According to police, Dorion Banks, 26 of Bridgeport, Ohio, was seen running from the bar with several other people. He is currently recovering from surgery and is listed in stable condition.

The Morgantown Police Department responded to a reported shots fired call early Sunday morning on Chestnut Street.

Police say they found a Banks in the parking lot adjacent to the bar with a gunshot wound to his torso.

He man was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital, where surgery was done to treat his wound. 

According to a press release, police have questioned a number of potential witnesses at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Morgantown Police Department at 304-284-7454.

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