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UPDATE: Apparent dispute over phone led to Bluefield shooting


BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - An overnight shooting in Bluefield apparently stemmed from an argument over an iPhone.

Sgt. Brooks with the Bluefield Police Department says 23-year-old Steven Walker of Bluefield was shot once in the abdomen following an argument near 913 College Avenue around 12:50 a.m.

Brooks said the argument appears to have been over an iPhone 5.

Walker was taken to Bluefield Regional Medical Center and was said to be in stable condition following surgery.

No arrests have been made, but Brooks said police have a person of interest.

WVVA will provide further details as they become available.


Authorities are investigating an early morning shooting in Bluefield, WV on Wednesday.

Dispatchers said it happened on College Avenue around 12:50a.m.

WVVA is working to get additional details at this hour, but we do know the Bluefield City Police Dept. is investigating.

No word yet on the extent of the individual's injuries or whether an arrest has been made.

Stay with WVVA on-air and online for the latest on this developing story.


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