Three homes, one vehicle hit with gunfire
HUNTINGTON -- Three homes and a vehicle were struck with gunfire early Friday in Huntington, according to a news release issued by the Huntington Police Department.
Patrolmen received word of the shootings shortly before 1:15 a.m. Friday. The incident happened in the 1200 block of 26th Street.
Officers charged Clyde Sharnell Bridges, 40, of Detroit, with having been a felon in possession of a firearm, the release states. Western Regional Jail booking records show Bridges was incarcerated at 8:59 a.m. He has not been charged in relation to the actual shootings.
Officers found Bridges in the backyard of 1227 26th St., a residence officers believe was struck by gunfire approximately 10 times. He had a considerable amount of cash, according to the release. It further states a search of 1227 26th St. revealed drugs and a handgun.
Investigators believe a vehicle passing the residence was struck several times with gunfire and that an abandoned house to the south was hit twice and a house to the north was hit once, according to the release.
It was unknown what role, if any, the vehicle played in the incident. It was towed for processing.
No injuries were reported. The incident remains under investigation.
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