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Proctorville man apparent shooting victim

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A Proctorville man was found dead at a Huntington residence Thursday evening.

Henry Clinton Earle Jr., 28, of Protorville, was identified by the Huntington Police Department as the victim found at the rear of 1664 Artisan Ave., according to a press release from the agency.

Police were called to the 1600 block of Artisan Avenue to investigate a shooting. Earle’s body has been sent to the West Virginia State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

There were no other details released about the death. The case is under investigation and the police asks that anyone with information contact the department at (304) 696-4420.