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Injuries reported after front porch cave in

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Six people were checked out at a Charleston hospital Monday night after the front porch they were on caved in.

About a dozen people were on the porch at a house on Jackson Street when it gave way at around 9:15 p.m., dropping a few feet to ground underneath the porch. authorities said.

The injuries were considered non-life-threatening.

The residents had gathered for a candlelight vigil following a Saturday shooting death on Charleston’s West Side.

Charleston fire crews and other authorities were on the scene.



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