UPDATE: Wheeling Island shooting suspect remains at large

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UPDATE (8/19/19 5:05 PM) — Authorities are reporting that one black male was shot multiple times.

The victim is currently non-responsive with serious injuries and has been transported to Wheeling Hospital by the Wheeling Fire Department.

The suspect is currently on the run and details are limited at this time.

The suspect is being described as a male wearing a black shirt and was last seen running towards the back channel of the Ohio River.

The shooting was reported around 4:16 p.m. and first responders remain on the scene.

Stay with 7News for updates.


WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — Wheeling Police Public Information Officer Philip Stahl is reporting a shooting on Delaware Street near Gumbys on Wheeling Island.

Authorities can confirm that one person is injured with a gunshot wound.

First responders are currently on the scene.

Tune-in to WTRF-CBS and WTRF-ABC at 5 p.m. as we provide a live-shot of the scene.

Stay with 7News for updates.

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