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Authorities investigating Parkersburg shooting

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Police are investigating a bullet that struck a house early Thursday morning.

Officers responded at 2:36 a.m. Thursday to the area of 13th Street and St. Marys Avenue in reference to a possible gunshot, Police Chief Matthew Board said. It was found that a residence had been struck, but no one was injured.

“It does not appear the residence was a target, and they had been inadvertently struck,” Board said.

The incident is being investigated by the department’s Detective Bureau. Board said the public at large is not in danger.

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