Driver hospitalized after Pittsylvania County ‘road rage shooting,’ Blairs fire officials say

Southside Virginia News

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Pittsylvania County first responders brought one person to the hospital on Saturday after what Blairs Volunteer Fire and Rescue described as a “road rage shooting.”

According to Blairs Volunteer Fire and Rescue’s Facebook post on Monday, Nov. 30, crews were dispatched to a vehicle crash in the 4800 block of Old Richmond Road around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

When units arrived, the emergency rescue service says they discovered a Land Rover had run off the roadway and the driver had been shot.

Blairs Volunteer Fire and Rescue says the driver was brought to SOVAH Health in Danville with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to Blairs fire officials, the scene of the incident — which is under an ongoing investigation — was turned over to the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police.

WFXR News has reached out to both law enforcement agencies for more information about this incident.

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