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UPDATE: Police identify persons of interest in Charleston shooting

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According to the Charleston Police Department, a search is underway for two persons of interest in Tuesday's shooting.  They are 26-year-old Eric Appleton of Dunbar and 39-year-old Andre Joyner of South Charleston.

If anyone has information on their whereabouts, contact the Charleston Police Department at 304-348-6480.



A victim was identified in a shooting on Charleston's east end.

Marvin Smith, 53, was shot in the hand.  His injury appears to be non-life threatening and he has refused to be transported to the hospital.

Smith told police that a man approached him asking for prescription pills when a fight happened.  Smith was shot in the hand during the fight and the suspect ran from the scene.

The original description of the suspect said he was wearing a black shirt but that has been changed to a white shirt.

Police considered the suspect armed and dangerous.

The Public Employees Daycare at the Capitol Complex is on lock down while police search for the suspect.



A man was shot in the hand during a robbery on Charleston's east end on July 22 at about 10:30 a.m.

The victim told police that he was shot when a man, who is about 6' tall and wearing a black shirt with red shorts, approached him and robbed him, according to dispatchers.

The reported robbery happened on the 2200 block of Washington Street and the road is closed in that area.

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