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UPDATE: Wheeling Police Searching for Suspect in Incident of Shots Fired Near Eoff Street

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Wheeling Police were searching on Tuesday for a suspect in an incident of shots fired on Eoff Street in Wheeling.

Officers responded to the call in the area of the Formosa Apartments on Eoff Street around midnight Tuesday. While officers were on their way, they were advised that a suspect vehicle fled the area and headed towards the east Wheeling area.

Witnesses were not able to give a description of the suspect, but they did give a description of a car allegedly involved. A vehicle matching that description was pulled over in a traffic stop twenty minutes later, and one person was arrested for drug and traffic offenses. It was not clear as of Tuesday afternoon if the was the car was involved in the shooting.

In the area where the report originated, police found evidence that approximately 16 shots were fired. A vehicle parked on Eoff Street was hit several times as well as a window from a local law firm.

Police are working to get a hold of surveillance footage in the area. There were no reported injuries.


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