UPDATE Man Dies from Shooting injuries; Huntington Police Make Arrest

Updated 3 weeks ago

A man shot in the face at 10th Avenue & 17th Street died of his injuries. Huntington Police announced Ronald Eugene Flowers, 44, of Michigan, has been charged with the murder of Jason Allen Shank, 40. Shank was homeless.

The shooting occurred before 1 a.m. Thursday.  A neighbor found the man's body on a sidewalk.

Police indicated that neither the victim nor alleged killer knew each other. Flowers is being held in tthe Western Regional Jail 

A man has been found shot in the face at 10th Avenue and 17th Street, according to an emergency dispatch. According to initial reports, a caller found the man shortly before 1 a.m. lying in the street.

One person has been taken into custody.

No further details have been made available, including the victim's condition. 

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