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Sheriff’s office investigating apparent shooting death near Chaplin

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO
STAFF REPORT

Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, 2:16 a.m. — The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent shooting death that occurred late Saturday night at a home on Highview Church Road about 4-1/2 miles north of the Chaplin community in northeastern Nelson County.

At 11:24 p.m. Saturday evening, two deputy sheriffs and a Nelson County EMS ambulance were dispatched to a home on Highview Church Road for a report that a man had been shot during a domestic incident with a woman. When officers and EMS arrived at the home, the male subject was found deceased. Officers secured the scene and additional investigators were requested to come to the scene.

As of 2 a.m., officers were still at the scene and their investigation is ongoing.

Check back for more on this story as more information becomes available.

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