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Man arrested, charged with shooting Bassett woman in the head

HENRY COUNTY, Va.UPDATE, 10:30 a.m. Monday

A man has been arrested after he was charged with shooting a Bassett woman in the head over the weekend, according to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities say 57-year-old Sanford Millner has been charged with felony malicious wounding, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Millner is being held at Henry County Jail without bond.

Authorities have not released the condition of the victim, Brenda S. Turner, 46.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting or Millner’s whereabouts is asked to call the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).


ORIGINAL STORY

Sanford Gregory Millner, 57, of Bassett has been charged with one felony count of Malicious Wounding. Millner is currently wanted by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office in relation to this incident.

Just before midnight Saturday, authorities were called to Blossom Street in Bassett where they found Brenda S. Turner, 46, with a gunshot wound to the head. When deputies arrived on scene, Turner was coherent.

Her current condition has not been released.

Investigators say a domestic altercation at their home on Blossom Street led to the shooting.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting or Millner’s whereabouts is asked to call the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).


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