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Martinsburg police looking for information in shooting of 18-year-old

June 16, 2012

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — An 18-year-old man was shot Saturday afternoon outside his home, the Martinsburg Police Department said.

Zebudia Pitters was shot in the lower torso at about 4 p.m. outside 307 Chestnut St., police said. He was standing in the street when he was shot, police said.

Pitters was flown to a Virginia hospital and was undergoing surgery, police said Saturday night.

Investigators determined Pitters was talking to a person in a blue vehicle similar to a Chrysler PT Cruiser or a Chevrolet HHR when he was shot, police said. The vehicle, which had a Virginia license plate, then was driven from the scene, police said.

The West Virginia State Police crime scene team was called in to assist with the investigation, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting may call the Martinsburg Police Department at 304-264-2100.

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