UPDATE 1/2/2020 8 PM - A man from Detroit is wanted in connection with a New Year's Day bar shooting that injured seven people, Huntington Police say. Kymonie Desean Davis, 30, of Detroit, Michigan, has been charged with seven counts of wanton endangerment and one count of malicious wounding. Investigators say he also has active warrants locally for burglary and domestic battery and is wanted for fraud in Illinois with no extradition.

The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kulture Hookah Bar in the 1100 block of 4th Avenue.

Police said two of the seven victims are in critical condition.

Mayor Steve Williams has released a statement following a mass shooting at a Huntington bar early Wednesday morning, New Years Eve night, about 1:30 a.m.

Seven victims were taken to the hospital either via personal vehicles or EMS. No fatalities have been reported, but the conditions of two victims critical.

"Any incident of this nature in the downtown or in any of our neighborhoods is unacceptable and will not be tolerated," Mayor Williams said.

The shooting happened at Kulture Hookah Bar in the 1100 block of 4th Avenue. Police say the victims were both inside and outside the bar.

No arrests have been made.

Interim Police Chief Ray Cornwell says some of the injuries are serious.

Hur Herald from Sunny Cal
The information on these pages, to the extent the law allows, remains the exclusive property of Bob and Dianne Weaver and The Hur Herald. information cannot be used in any type of commercial endeavor, or used on a web site without the express permission of the owner. Hur Herald published printed editions 1996-1999, Online Hur Herald Publishing, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021