Martinsburg police investigate shooting; one person wounded

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Police are investigating a shooting that wounded one person Thursday.

According to a news release from Det. Cpl. J.D. Luciano of the Martinsburg Police Department, the incident was reported just before 10 p.m. in the area of Martin Luther King Park at Tuskegee Avenue and West Martin Street.

Witnesses reported hearing multiple shots fired.

At about the same time, medics from the Martinsburg Fire Department were sent to Franklin Manor Apartments near the park to treat a person with a gunshot wound. The wound does not appear to be life-threatening, according to the release.

The victim, an 18-year-old man, was taken to WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center.

He told police he heard shots fired and realized he had been struck.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact Luciano at 304-264-2100 or call the Berkeley County Crime Solvers at 304-267-4999. 



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