Authorities investigate after man fatally shot in Franklin County

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — An investigation into a Saturday night shots fired call in Franklin County has turned into an investigation into the homicide of a Glade Hill man.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office announced on Saturday, March 14 that deputies responded to a shots fired call on Greenway Road in Glade Hill at approximately 7:25 p.m. that night.

On Sunday, March 15, authorities released a statement that Jon-Matthew Sheffield, 35, sustained a fatal gunshot wound during a fight and was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the community, but the investigation is still ongoing.


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