UPDATE: Suspect in Walker shooting considered "armed and dangerous"

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WALKER, W.Va. (WTAP) - Authorities say 24-year-old Dustin Ray Kinney, of Parkersburg, suspected in Wednesday's shooting on Oak Grove Road in Walker, W.Va., should be considered "armed and dangerous."

The Wood County Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Dustin Ray Kinney is wanted in the shooting of a man on Oak Grove Road, near Walker, WV.

Dustin Ray Kinney was identified today as the suspect by Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens, who also says Kinney is possibly connected to a robbery that happened in Parkersburg earlier on Wednesday.

Kinney is described as 6-foot-2 and weighs 175 pounds. He has multiple tattoos on his neck and face. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information on Kinney, you can call these numbers:

The Wood County Sheriff's Office: (304) 424-1834

The sheriff's office's anonymous tip line: (304) 834-3909

Stephens says the 26-year-old man who was taken to Camden Clark Medical Center after the shooting remains in the hospital.

Authorities say the man went to his neighbor's house on Walker Road about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday and reported being shot in the leg.

The Wood County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate the case.


Wood County deputies are still investigating who shot a man in the leg on Walker Road Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Wood County 911 Center, the shooting was reported at 2:45 Wednesday, from a home in the 3700 block of Walker Road, near Oak Grove Road, in the community of Walker.

Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens tells us a man went to his neighbor's house and reported being shot.

Stephens says he was taken to Camden Clark Medical Center, where he's being treated for a leg injury, and getting questioned by deputies.

Information has not yet been released on a suspected shooter, and deputies say they're still investigating leads in the case.



 
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