Man faces firearms charges following incident Sunday on State Park Road

On Sunday, at approximately 5:04 p.m, Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of 4545 State Park Road, in reference to a disturbance and a shots fired call.

Upon arrival, deputies received information from witnesses, the larceny of a firearm led to an altercation with the suspect and during that altercation, the suspect had brandished the firearm prior to fleeing the immediate area.

While fleeing, it was alleged that the suspect discharged the firearm, but no one was injured.

The suspect was located a short time later in the vicinity of the incident and taken into custody.

The suspect was identified as 26-year-old Caleb Scott Preston of Louisa, Virginia who was arrested for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Larceny of a Firearm and Reckless Handling of a Firearm.

This is an ongoing investigation and at this time, no further information will be released.

Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Dublin Police Department, Claytor Lake State Parks Park Police, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Christiansburg Police Department and Virginia State Police for their assistance with this incident.