MARTINSVILLE, Va. – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left a man dead and a woman injured.
Deputies have identified the deceased as 54-year-old Ricky Lee, while a 58-year-old woman was taken to the hospital with a life-threatening injury.
The suspect, 58-year-old Forrest Christopher Fielder, was later taken into custody and has been charged with the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, deputies said.
Authorities were responding to a call of a woman with a gunshot wound to her lower extremities when they found the man dead inside a mobile home. WSLS 10 News is told the scene is on Barbour Lane in the Snow Creek Area of Franklin County.
This happened around 12:15 a.m. Saturday morning.
The investigation is ongoing.