On May 30, 2023 at approximately 6:20 pm the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office responded to 5997 Wilderness Road Lot 28 in Dublin, Virginia in reference to a report of multiple gunshots with potentially two victims inside the residence. Upon arrival, deputies located a male and a female inside the residence with gunshot wounds, both of which were pronounced deceased by rescue personnel. During the incident there were two minor children inside the residence, both were unharmed and taken to a neighbor’s residence until such time as the Department of Social Services could arrive and assist.
The male was identified as 27 year old Jimmy Ray Brewer III of Dublin, Virginia and the female was identified as 25 year old Ashley Nicole Ray, also of Dublin, Virginia. The incident was determined to be isolated and no further threat to the public existed.
Both Brewer and Ray were transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke and the investigation is still ongoing. No further information will be released at this time.
We would like to thank the Dublin Police Department, the Virginia State Police, Pulaski County Public Safety and the Department of Social Services for their assistance.