Wheeling, W.Va. -
Wheeling Police are continuing to investigate an early morning shooting on Wheeling Island.Officials said several calls came into Ohio County 911 around 3:45 a.m. about several gunshots being fired on South Penn Street.
Wheeling Police, The Ohio County Sheriff's Office, and West Virginia State Police located a shot victim and searched the area for two black male suspects who are said to have left the scene on foot.
The victim was treated on scene and then taken to a local hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown.
The shooting is still under investigation at this time as police are looking into a motive.
"At this time we don't know for sure about that," Wheeling Police Sergeant Gregg McKenzie said. "I guess anything is in play nowadays so further investigation will lead us in the right direction on that."
Investigators were able to gather some evidence on the scene and take statements from witnesses to help in the investigation.