Wheeling Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that occurred Saturday evening on Wheeling Island that resulted in the death of a man.
Just before 7:30 p.m., police were called to the 100 block of South Huron Street, where they met a person who told police they shot someone.
The victim, Tyrone Raymont Thompson, 35 of Wheeling was taken to Wheeling Hospital by fire department personnel where he later died.
A suspect was initially detained at the scene and has been cooperative with police. Based on initial evidence, and statements provided, police are currently investigating a self-defense motive. The suspect has not been charged with a crime and was released from police custody Saturday night.
Investigators are continuing their work to gather more information, conduct additional interviews and seek possible surveillance video.