One injured after reported shooting in Institute

Officials with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office said one person has been transported to the hospital after an apparent shooting. (WCHS/WVAH)

One person has been transported to a local hospital after a reported shooting in Institute.

Officials with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office said the injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

The victim told deputies he was at an apartment complex near his home away when someone jumped him and tried to take his cell phone and as he ran away, he was shot in the back.

Deputies said the victim was found bleeding in his bed at his home with an apparent gunshot wound to the back.

The shooting was reported about 3 p.m. Tuesday in the 8000 block of Finney Road. The apartments are located on Solon Court, off of Finney Road.

This is a breaking news story that will be updated as more information becomes available.

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