37-year-old man found dead after Wythe County shooting, police say

Happened at about 5 a.m. Thursday

WYTHE COUNTY, Va. – A 37-year-old man was found dead after a shooting, according to the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office.

On Thursday shortly before 5 a.m., deputies were called to Stone Drive located in the Gunton Park area of Wythe County.

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Authorities arrived to find a man in the driveway who had died from “an apparent gunshot wound to the chest,” according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.

At this time, the victim will not be identified until authorities notify his family.

We’re told this case is an active investigation.

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