HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Huntington police are looking for a suspect who ran off after shooting a woman in the foot early Tuesday along 7th Avenue.

Upon reviewing video footage, officers found that a man, identified as Raymond Ruffner somehow had manipulated a firearm in his pocket outside of the Huntington City Mission chapel at approximately 5:20 a.m. The gun accidentally discharged striking a woman in the right foot.

Ruffner fled the scene before officers arrived and police have obtained a warrant for his arrest. He has been charged with malicious wounding.

The woman was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Huntington Police ask anyone with information regarding Ruffner’s whereabouts call 911 or the police department’s anonymous tip line at 304-696-4444.

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