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Girl found shot multiple times

Jan. 27, 2013 @ 04:24 PM

HUNTINGTON — Huntington Police are investigating a shooting late Saturday that left a girl with multiple gunshot wounds.

The incident occurred just before 10 p.m. at the intersection of 19th Street and West 5th Avenue, according to a prepared release. Police responded to the scene and found a 17-year-old female with several gunshot wounds to her upper body. The girl, a Huntington resident, was was taken to a local hospital where she underwent surgery. No other information about her condition was made available.

Police are looking for a black male and a white male. Both are believed to be in their teens with average builds and wearing dark clothing when the shooting occurred. They reportedly fled south after the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Police Department at 304-696-4444.