Nelson County, Virginia
Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks tells NCL that his department was not involved in an overnight shooting here in the county that left a man wounded from a gunshot to the abdomen. “Amherst authorities contacted out department around midnight to let us know they were tailing a suspect into our county. We asked if they needed assistance and they said no. Later we received a call that gunfire had been exchanged on Davis Creek Road and they needed our help.”
Apparently shots were exchanged and the suspect / victim was hit in the abdomen. Sheriff Brooks says the victim was airlifted to UVA Medical Center. The sheriff continued by saying he believes the person shot was from Madison Heights.
The Virginia State Police are handling the investigation.