On September 19, 2020 ( 8:09 p.m.) the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office received a call to a residence on Vineland Drive in the Barren Springs Community about a shooting. Deputies were advised that one male had a gunshot wound to the chest. Deputies arrived on the scene and found one male deceased. The suspect was also on the scene and he was taken into custody. This incident is being investigated as a homicide from domestic violence.
This is an ongoing investigation.