Wythe County Sheriff’s Office investigates fatal Saturday shooting

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WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Deputies with the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that took place Saturday evening.

According to the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office, they received a call to a residence on Vineland Drive in the Barren Springs area at 8:09 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19.

The caller indicated that one male had sustained a gunshot wound to the chest. When deputies arrived, they found one male who was deceased.

An individual on-the-scene was identified as a person of interest and was taken into custody.

The incident remains under investigation as a homicide from domestic violence.

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