FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7, 2022
Morgantown Police Investigating Downtown Shooting
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The Morgantown Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at the intersection of Chestnut St. and Fayette St. Officers on foot heard multiple gunshots coming from that area and responded immediately.
Once on the scene, officers located an adult male that had sustained a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim of the shooting refused treatment or transport to the hospital by EMS and self-transported to a hospital in Pennsylvania.
Officers and detectives canvassed the surrounding area for witnesses and video footage that may be of investigative assistance. Eye-witnesses stated that a male wearing a ski mask fired the shots at the victim and then fled on foot, traveling on Chestnut St. towards Walnut St.
No arrests have been made in relation to the shooting, and the investigation is ongoing. Future updates may be provided as additional information becomes available.
The Morgantown Police Department asks that anyone who may have additional information regarding this incident to contact the Detective Division at 304-284-7454.