FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 24, 2023
Morgantown Police Respond to Motor Vehicle Accident, Uncovering Shooting
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - On October 23, 2023, at approximately 9:16 p.m., Morgantown Police Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident on Don Knotts Blvd near the Waterfront Hotel. Upon arrival officers discovered that the driver of one of the vehicles had suffered a gunshot wound to the right shoulder area.
A male was seen fleeing on foot from the area by other parties involved. The victim was transported to the hospital by Mon County EMS with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Morgantown Police Detectives are actively investigating this incident. If anyone has relevant information, please contact the Morgantown Police Department Detective Division at 340-284-7454.
The Morgantown Police Department is committed to its goal of eliminating crime in our city. Citizens are encouraged to become a “Partner in Policing”, by reporting suspected criminal activity to Morgantown Police Department Switchboard at (304) 284-7522. If you need immediate Police attention or a crime is in progress, call 911.