Early this morning officers were dispatched to a call of multiple gun shots in the 800 block of Lynn Street around 4:15 a.m. Officers arrived on scene in less than one (1) minute with all persons’ involved gone on arrival.
Officers spoke to three (3) witnesses who advised there was an altercation between multiple people in two (2) separate vehicles outside a bar in the 800 block of 7th Street. Witness reports state that occupants of a large, dark-colored SUV, possibly a Lincoln Navigator, fired shots towards the occupants of a smaller, light-colored SUV that was traveling north on Lynn Street. The smaller SUV reportedly stopped with a black male allegedly exiting the vehicle and returning fire towards the bar.
Officers were able to locate several fired shell casings from two (2) different types of weapons. 40 caliber shell casings were located in the 800 block of Lynn Street, and 50 caliber shell casings were located in the parking lot and on the sidewalk in front of Wild Suzy’s bar.
Multiple detectives are currently working on the incident. There were no reported injuries and as of yet, there has been no bullet damage located on any property.
If anyone has any information on this incident, please contact the Parkersburg Police Department at 304-424-8444. You may also leave an anonymous tip at www.parkersburgpolice.com.