Neighbors, community react to deadly shooting in Amherst County
AMHERST COUNTY, Va. - One man is behind bars and another is dead after a shooting in Amherst County. John Austin was shot and killed in his home along Riverview Road just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to Amherst County Sheriff E.W. "I asked God, you know, to forgive the person and everything and pray for the family and pray for the community," Wesley said. As the Sheriff's Office continues its investigation, Wesley says the community will come together to heal. You don't know what state of mind person was in...what the person was going through then and anybody can snap," Wesley said.