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Wintergreen : Police Investigate Sunday Night Shooting : Updated 1:30 PM

[ 0 ] February 20, 2017 |

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Wintergreen
Nelson County, Virginia

Latest update. Suspect identified.
Updated 1:30 PM 2.20.17
Via Nelson County Sheriff David Hill

In the evening hours of February 19, 2017, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area of Den Tree Lane, Wintergreen, VA to assist Wintergreen Police Department and the Virginia State Police with an active investigation involving a gunshot victim.

Wintergreen Police Department initially responded, securing the scene to find one female victim wounded by a gunshot. The victim was transported to the hospital and is currently in stable condition. Korsnes, Aasgeir, W/M, 77, of Wintergreen, VA was charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and shooting within an occupied dwelling. He is currently being held at the Albermarle/Charlottesville Regional Jail without bond.

There is no further information to release at this time.

Updated: 10:25 AM : 2.20.17

BRL has confirmed an arrest has been made and charges forthcoming in this incident. The public is not in danger. This happened at a home and had nothing to do with the resort.

We are awaiting more details from Wintergreen Police. They are the lead agency in this investigation.

Original post at 4:35 AM – 2.20.17
Few details are available this morning but Nelson County Sheriff David Hill sent out the following press release late Sunday night about a shooting at Wintergreen. The sheriff’s office assisted Wintergreen Police.

“In the evening hours of 2/19/17 the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area of Den Tree Lane, Wintergreen, VA to assist Wintergreen Police Department and the Virginia State Police with an active investigation involving a gunshot victim. The victim was transported to the hospital and the scene is secure. There is no further information to release at this time.”

We will update as we have more information.

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