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Man accused of firing shots at 3 people arrested

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Posted at 2:16 PM, Dec 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-30 14:16:44-05
Robert Lee Winnegan (Photo: Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office)

Robert Lee Winnegan (Photo: Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office)

Isle of Wight County, Va. – A man has been arrested for shooting at three people during a verbal argument, according to the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to a call of shots being fired in the 8000 block of Green Level Road.

When they arrived at the scene, deputies learned that Robert Lee Winnegan pulled out a handgun and fired at three people at the residence during an argument.

Winnegan was arrested on three counts of attempted malicious wounding, three counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and three counts of reckless handling of a firearm.

Winnegan was later released on a $7,500 bond and will be arraigned later this week.

This incident has been referred to the Isle of Wight County Commonwealth’s Attorney for review.