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Man Pistol-Whipped Outside American Legion in Wheeling

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One man was reportedly pistol-whipped in Wheeling early Tuesday morning, and police say they have a suspect in mind.

Wheeling Police received a call just before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning of a fight outside the American Legion Post 89 in East Wheeling.  When police arrived, a witness told them someone had been pistol-whipped, but the victim had left.

After a search of the area, Police were able to find the victim near the McClure Hotel in downtown Wheeling, bleeding profusely from his head.

The victim was taken to OVMC for treatment, and Wheeling Police say they do have a suspect in mind and detectives are currently investigating the case.


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