Young woman shot and killed on Charleston's West Side

West Side Shooting

The corner of Glenwood Avenue and Lovell Drive on Charleston’s West Side, near where the Saturday shooting occurred that left 18-year-old Laurina Blake dead.

An 18-year-old woman was shot and killed on Charleston’s West Side on Saturday evening, police said.

Laurina Blake was found by Charleston police around 7:15 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Lovell Drive, after reports of gunshots were made to Kanawha County Metro 911. Blake was taken to Charleston Area Medical Center General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to a news release from the Charleston Police Department.

Blake had been shot multiple times, according to police. She was found laying next to a white Nissan Rogue SUV, which also showed evidence of damage from bullets.

No one has been arrested, but police are looking for a white SUV that left the scene after the gunshots. They want anyone with information about the shooting to call 304-348-8111.

Funerals for Sunday, January 19, 2020

Atkins Sr., Dennis - 2 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Crislip, Edna - 2 p.m., Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Driggs Sr., Phillip - 4 p.m., St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Charleston.

Sigmon, Steven - 4 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.