Authorities investigating after 1 person shot along Grant Ave. in Morgantown

Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 3:29 AM EST
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - One person has been shot along Grant Avenue Monday night according to police.

According to a press release from the university, the incident happened in the 500 block of Grant Avenue.

Police arrived at the scene at about 11:45 p.m. after one person had been shot, according to the release. According to the university, the shooting victim appears to have a non-life threatening injury. There is no word on whether the victim is a WVU student.

WVU issued an alert, as it urged people to seek shelter and avoid that area of the city. UPD then issued an all-clear at just after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Police are looking for a white Mercedes with tinted windows, possibly with a tail light out, and a man wearing a red hoodie, blue jeans and tennis shoes. He was last seen running toward Beechurst Avenue and 6th Street, the university release explained.

The Morgantown Police Department is leading the investigation into this incident with WVU Police continuing to assist.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the MPD at 304-284-7522. Callers may also share information anonymously at 304-284-7520.