One dead in Valley following argument

Published 6:43 pm Saturday, May 26, 2018

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.”

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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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