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One dead in Valley following argument

VALLEY — Officials have reported that one person is dead following a Saturday afternoon argument resulting from a property dispute.

Valley Chief of Police Tommy Weldon said officers responded to a call about a shooting that occurred in the 1400 block of Hopewell Road in Valley on Saturday at approximately 4 p.m. EDT.

“One person is deceased,” the chief said. “It looks to have been over an argument about property.”

Weldon added that at this time no arrests have been made as officers have yet to determine whether the shooter was acting in self-defense.

“The investigation is still underway,” he said, noting the shooting is believed to have been committed with a .38-caliber revolver.

Due to the ongoing nature of the investigation, no names have been released at this time.
Further developments will be reported as they come in.

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