Roanoke woman sentenced to 48 years for fatal Family Dollar shooting

ROANOKE, Va. – Calling it a cold, calculated, premeditated murder, a judge sentenced Kimberly Gollop to 48 years in prison Thursday for fatally shooting another woman and wounding a former boyfriend in 2017.

Prosecutors were seeking a life sentence for Gollop, saying she planned on killing Felicia Poindexter when she went to the Family Dollar store on Orange Avenue with only a gun, a concealed weapons permit and a dollar bill in her purse.

She also shot and wounded David Gravely in the incident.

Gollop's attorney argued for a more lenient sentence saying his client suffered from mental illness.