Robert Henderson, 37, was found lying in the street with several gunshot wound to his body in front of Z Brick Oven Pizza which is located at 1208 4th Avenue. He was transported to a local hospital and is recovering from non-life threatening injuries. Police say Henderson and several other males were fighting in the street in the area of 1208 4th Avenue.One male pulled out a handgun and started shooting. Henderson was shot and tried to leave the area but officers arrived on scene and he was unable to do so.
Police describe the suspect as a black male about 5 feet 10 inches in height. He has a medium build and was wearing black clothing, according to the same news release. Henderson refused to give investigators from Huntington Police any other information on the suspect. Police do say a gun was recovered at the scene. But did not say if this was the same gun used to shoot Henderson.
Henderson listed his address as South Point, OH. But police say he has ties to Detroit. There is no word on whether that connection has anything to do with drugs or this shooting. There were no other reported injuries.
Police say they are continuing to investigate this case.