Man injured in afternoon shooting, police looking for two suspects

Police are looking for two suspects in an afternoon shooting in Charleston, Missouri.

The Charleston Department of Public Safety says officers were called to the 400 block of Walhausen Street at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday on reports of a person shot.

Officers found 18-year-old Javon Betts of Charleston. Betts had been shot several times and was airlifted to an area hospital. He was last listed in serious condition.

Police identified two suspects in the shooting they believed were hiding at 501 South Virginia Street. The suspects were not found at the home.

An investigation into the shooting continues. Anyone with information is asked to call  the Charleston Department of Public Safety at (573) 683-3737.

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