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Fatal Princeton Shooting Investigation | News

PRINCETON – The investigation continued Tuesday into the fatal shooting of a man on Kee Street in Princeton.

According to a statement released Tuesday by the Princeton Police Department, at approximately 1 a.m. on June 8, Princeton Police Department officers were dispatched to 417 Kee Street in reference to a man with a gunshot wound.

When officers arrived, they found 52-year-old Shaileshbhai Patel suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper chest. Officers immediately secured the scene and called the Princeton Fire Department and the Princeton Rescue Squad for assistance.

At that time, detectives and officers began an investigation, which was still ongoing Tuesday.

The victim was taken to the West Virginia Medical Examiner’s Office in Charleston for an autopsy.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Princeton Police Department at 304-487-5000 or after hours the Mercer County Detachment at 304-425-8911.