Wheeling Police were dispatched to a local hospital on early Friday morning in regards to a gunshot victim.
According to Sergeant Gregg McKenzie, officials spoke with the victim who reported being shot while in the South Penn/South Broadway area of Wheeling Island. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the left ankle.
A detective was contacted to investigate this case.
Any information on the incident should be directed to the Wheeling Police Detective Division at (304) 234-3781 or (304) 234-3691.