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Suspect arrested after man shot while driving in Blacksburg

Man charged in connection to Friday night shooting in Blacksburg
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BLACKSBURG, Va. – UPDATE: The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has charged Joseph Lambert Sr., 64, in connection to this shooting.

Lambert is charged with multiple felonies including aggravated malicious wounds, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, brandishing a firearm and shooting from a vehicle.


One person is injured after a shooting in Blacksburg Friday night, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

At about 7:20 p.m., authorities said they responded to Prices Fork Road near Snuffy’s General Store for a man who was shot.

Authorities said the victim called 911 reporting that he had been shot while driving down the road. He was then transported to the local hospital for treatment.

The Sheriff’s Office said this appears to be an isolated incident and this is not a threat to the general public.

This is an ongoing investigation.


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