Man injured in shooting in Charleston

CHARLESTON, MO (KFVS) - Charleston Police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday night.

A man was shot in the upper leg.

Charleston Police Chief Robert Hearnes says Demarkez Tipler, 23, was shot near the intersection of Marshall and Elm Streets Saturday night.

Hearnes says he is not sure why Tipler was shot.

Tipler was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A medical examination could not tell if Tipler was shot once or multiple times.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charleston Police Department.

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