UPDATE: ONE PERSON DEAD, ANOTHER INJURED AFTER SHOOTING ON 15TH STREET IN WHEELING

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UPDATE: 10:17

Police confirmed the victim killed this morning was 33-year-old Lemroy B.G. Coleman from Cleveland. He was known by Wheeling Police.

Stay with 7News for the latest information on this developing story.

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UPDATE: 9:53 a.m.

One person is dead and another is injured after an early morning shooting occurred Friday in East Wheeling.

The shooting occurred on the 100 block of 15th street around 1:00 a.m. Names of the victims have not been released and police are continuing to look for the suspect.

Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger says this is the first homicide in the city since 2013.

“Prior to arriving on 15th Street, a gunshot victim walked into the Police Department. The officers that responded to this area, located a second gunshot victim in an alley,” said Chief Schwertfeger.

Police say they do have an idea of a description of the vehicle the suspects drove away in, but they aren’t releasing that information until they are certain that info is accurate.

If you have any information or saw anything that relates to this crime, you can call our Lauttamus Security CrimeFighters Tip line at 1-800-223-0312. All calls will remain confidential.

Stay with 7News for the latest information on this developing story.

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UPDATE: 3:27 a.m.

Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger confirms one person is dead following a shooting in East Wheeling.

This is the first homicide in the city since 2013.

As of 3:25 am Friday, a suspect is still on the loose.

Updates continue to come in from the scene, stay with 7News for continuing coverage.

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Two people have been shot in downtown Wheeling, according to Wheeling Police.

This happened on 15th Street, directly across the street from the WTRF building.

Our producer heard the shots as they were being fired around 1:00 this morning.

The conditions of the victims have not been released as of 2:30 am Friday and there is no information immediately available on a suspect.

We are working right now to gather new details on this situation.

Stay with WTRF.com and tune into 7News This Morning for live coverage and updates.

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