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JULIAN – According to the West Virginia State Police, a man was found along Camp Creek Road in Boone County and after a visit to the hospital, medical personnel say he was shot in the head.

Initially, the man was taken to Boone Memorial Hospital and was then transported to CAMC General  in Charleston.

At approximately noon on Friday afternoon, a call was taken by Boone County 911 that indicated that a man had possibly been hit by a vehicle and it was later discovered as the man was transported to the emergency room that there was evidence of a gunshot wound.

The Boone County Ambulance Authority was assisted by the Danville Volunteer Fire Department on the call.

The West Virginia State Police are investigating and have not released the identity of the man.

Reporter Phil Perry can be reached at 304-307-2401.