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21-year-old shot in the torso in Blacksburg; man in custody

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY (WSLS 10) - The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office arrested a Blacksburg man after they say he shot another person in the torso over the weekend.

Deputies said at 3:04 a.m. Saturday, August 15 they were called to a location along Maxine Street for reports of a person who had been shot with a handgun.

Upon arrival, deputies say Brandon Brookman, 21, of Blacksburg, Va., had suffered a single gunshot wound to the torso.

Brookman was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Timothy W. Johnson, 23, of Blacksburg, Va., was arrested at the scene for reckless use of a firearm. He is being held without bond.

This incident remains under investigation.