June 29, 2014: Shooting in Tornado Early Morning

On June 29, 2014, at about 1:55 a.m. a shooting was reported to Metro 911.  The incident occurred on Fawn Lane in Tornado, WV.  A 16 year old male from Charleston was shot in the lower back.  He was transported to Charleston Area Medical Center’s General Division for treatment.  His injury was described as non-life-threatening.


The shooting happened at a large party and bon fire on property on Fawn Lane.  Witnesses estimated the party attracted 60-70 vehicles at one point.  During the party at least one altercation occurred resulting in the shooting.


Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded and secured the scene and began interviewing witnesses.  Detectives responded to gather evidence and continue with interviews. 


The investigation is on-going.  Anyone with information about the party or the shooting is asked to call 304-357-0169 or submit information through our website:  www.kanawhasheriff.us.



Corporal B. D. Humphreys

Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office


301 Virginia Street East,

Charleston WV 25301

desk:  304-357-0732 / cell:  304-951-7328


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