Man charged with murder released from hospital after shootout with Lynchburg police, authorities say
Campbell County man is accused of murdering Robin Chenault
CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. – On Saturday, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office obtained arrest warrants for Tony Allen Kidd in reference to the homicide of Robin Chenault.
He was charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of murder.
Kidd was arrested on Tuesday and is in the custody of Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority in Lynchburg.
ORIGINAL STORY - Oct. 6, 2018
A woman was killed and a man was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital with life-threatening injuries following a shooting in Evington on Saturday, according to deputies.
The suspected shooter, 53-year-old Tony A. Kidd, is also being treated for life-threatening injuries at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Kidd is facing multiple charges for a series of crimes in Campbell County that occurred since Friday night, authorities said.
The incidents began after 9 p.m. on Friday, when Kidd was arrested for assault and battery at 96 Lucinda Drive in Evington, according to authorities.
Kidd was released on bond.
At 12:33 a.m. Saturday, deputies received a call about an individual trying to break into a Ford Expedition at 21 Lucinda Drive in Evington.
Deputies said they arrived and spoke with the homeowners, but didn’t find a suspect.
Late Saturday morning, deputies said they conducted a welfare check at 21 Lucinda Drive, where they found 69-year-old Robin L. Chenault dead and a 65-year-old man injured from gunshot wounds, deputies said.
Kidd was located in Lynchburg and was pursued by a Lynchburg police officer, according to deputies.
No other details on how Kidd was wounded were released.
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