Shooting under investigation

BLAIRS, Va. – The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning shooting.

Deputies were called to 1000 Lawless Creek Road about 1:30 Wednesday morning. First responders found a victim suffering from gunshot wounds.

They said a vehicle and a mobile home had also been shot at. There were people inside the mobile home, but no one was injured.

The suspects fled the area before deputies arrived.

The victim was treated at the scene and taken by ambulance to the Blairs helipad, where the subject was transported by helicopter to Roanoke Carilion Memorial Hospital. Deputies said the injuries are non-life threatening and they are not releasing the victim’s name at this time.

The incident remains under investigation.

(Photo: Leonard Harville)