A man died of a gunshot wound Wednesday evening in Institute, according to Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatchers.
Dispatchers said the shooting occurred on Elm Street and the call came in just after 6 p.m.
State Police 1st Sgt. Michael Anderson identified the victim as Andre Leonard. Leonard’s age and hometown weren’t known late Wednesday.
Anderson said multiple shots were fired in the incident. He said Leonard and the person who shot him knew each other and that the shooting was “not something random.”
Troopers have spoken with a person of interest in the shooting, but have not made any arrests.