NELSON : VSP Investigates Shooting In Wingina


Verbatim release from Virginia State Police :

”The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday (Jan. 16, 2020) in Nelson County.

Shortly after 8:30 p.m., the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a shooting inside a residence in the 500 block of Hunting Lodge Road in Wingina. A Nelson County adult male forced himself into the residence. A struggle ensued with two individuals inside the residence and shots were fired.

The Nelson County man was flown to UVA Medical Center where he is being treated for life-threatening injuries.

A firearm was recovered from inside the residence. There were three adults and five juveniles inside the residence at the time. None of them was injured during the incident.

The shooting remains under investigation at this time, with the assistance of the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office. No charges have been placed.

Corinne N. Geller
Public Relations Director
Virginia State Police“


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