One dead in shooting along 3rd Avenue

May 14, 2019

HUNTINGTON- One man is dead after a fatal shooting early Sunday morning near Marshall University’s campus in Huntington, Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial confirmed.

No arrests have been made as of press time, though Dial said investigators are actively chasing leads in the case.

The name of the victim was not released Sunday pending notification of the family.

Huntington Police responded to calls of multiple gunshots around 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of 3rd Avenue - near Marshall’s 3rd Avenue parking garage - where first responders found a man dead from gunshot wounds.

Dial said police have some thought on what may have sparked the shooting, but would not speculate publicly until more information is confirmed.

Huntington police released no further information on Sunday.