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Area man is killed in shooting

Saturday, May 19, 2012

CHARLESTON -- The investigation into a fatal shooting Friday afternoon is continuing.

The Charleston Department of Public Safety received a call reporting gunshots in the area of Vine and Finney streets at about 3:30 p.m., Charleston DPS Director Robert Hearnes said in a news release.

"The first officer to arrive found a male subject lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound," Hearnes said. "He was pronounced dead at the scene."

The victim was identified as George Oliver Moore Jr., 34.

Hearnes declined to give further details about the incident, noting the investigation is ongoing.

Hearnes urged anyone with information about this incident or any of the other shootings to contact the Charleston DPS at 573-683-3737.

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