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Victim's name released in Beckley shooting

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UPDATE: Police have released the name of the man shot on Memorial Day in Beckley.

Shaquille Hannah, 22, is currently listed in serious but stable condition at Charleston Area Medical Center. Police say despite conflicting reports, Hannah was shot from within his moving vehicle and the person who shot him was a passenger sitting in the back. 

The unidentified shooter has been located by police. Investigators are now working with prosecutors to determine what criminal charges to file. 

Det. Morgan Bragg says the shooting "appears to be an isolated incident and detectives have ruled out the involvement of any other parties than those traveling inside the victim's vehicle at the time of the incident." 

The shooting took place around 8:15 p.m. on Monday in the 200 block area of Antonio Avenue. 


Post by Paul Hess

UPDATE: Police in Beckley release new information on a shooting that took place on Memorial Day.

According to Det. Morgan Bragg, a 22-year-old man was shot one time in the torso around 8:15 p.m. in the 200 block of Antonio Avenue. The man was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and has since been transferred to ICU at Charleston Area Medical Center. The name of the victim is not being released at this time. He is listed in critical condition. 

Bragg says they have "determined a person of interest and are currently in the process of interviewing witnesses and attempting to obtain surveillance video."


Post by Lindsay Oliver

Beckley police are investigating a shooting Monday evening.

Dispatchers say a call came in at 8:13 p.m. of a man found shot in the back of a car.

He was found at 223 Antonio Avenue, however dispatchers say they are not sure where he was shot.

The victim was taken to the hospital, his condition is unknown.

9-1-1 says no one is in custody at this time.

Stay with WVVA as we continue to gather details.

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