UPDATED: Gunfire on Charleston Avenue; Huntington Police Investigate Child's Death; Arrest Made in Shots Fired Incident

Updated 46 weeks ago Edited by Tony Rutherford from Multiple Reports
UPDATED: Gunfire on Charleston Avenue; Huntington Police  Investigate Child's Death; Arrest Made in Shots Fired Incident
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Huntington Police are awaiting autopsy results in a pending investigation of an injured infant, who passed away on Monday, Nov. 27. The  Nov. 15 incident occurred in the  2000 block of Jefferson Avenue, according to police officials . 

Police are searching for a person who fired shots in or around the 1300 block of Charleston Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28. No one was injured, but several vehicles were hit by gunfire. A news release indicated that law enforcement does not believe the vehicle was the target. 

An arrest has been made in connection with a Nov. 15 shooting incident at Rotary Gardens Apartments. Alex Cooper, 38, has been charged with attempted murder. According to WSAZ and a criminal complaint, guns, cash and marijuana were found at the arrestee's apartment on Charleston Avenue  after issuance of a search warrant. 


Two men have been  charged with drug related crimes Nov. 27 at around 4:15 p.m. in the 2800 block of Fifth Avenue, based on HPD arrest records. Both men were charged with conspiring to deliver a controlled substance. One of the men faces a second possession charge. 




HPD seeks a white male, six foot tall who wore sunglasses during a robbery of the Speedway at 2800 Fifth Avenue, at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28. The convenience store was robbed at knife point. Anyone with information is asked to call 304-696-4440


HPD incident reports for November  26-27-28 also include: 

- First degree robbery @ about 2:10 a.m. Nov. 29 in the 800 block of 8th Street;

- First degree robbery @ about 11:30 a.m. Nov. 28 in the 1400 block of Hal Greer Blvd.; 

- First degree robbery @ about 8:55 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 2100 block of 5 1/2 alley;

- Strangulation, petit larceny, domestic battery @ about 5:30 p.m. (Nov. 26) in the 1300 block of Huntington Avenue;

- Burglary @ about 10:30 p.m. (Nov. 26) in the 2200 block of Eighth Avenue;

- Automobile B & E and petit larceny @ about 7:30 a.m. in the 3600 block of Chase Street.

- An arrest at  about 10:10 a.m. at Riverside Drive and 9th Avenue for receiving and transferring stolen vehicles.

UNOFFICIAL REPORTS ( Social Media Related, not officially confirmed) 

 An armed robbery   occurred NEAR McDonalds on Hal Greer Blvd. next to Cabell-Huntington Hospital on Nov. 28. Unofficial social media posts state that  the incident occurred on the parking lot, was drug related and that a suspect has been taken into custody. (See above report 11:30 a.m. 1400 block of Hal Greer Blvd.)

A vehicle in the 2700 block of Collis Avenue had its tires stolen. The vehicle was left on blocks. 



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