One killed in Mathews County shooting

Posted at 11:53 AM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 16:24:41-04

MATHEWS COUNTY, Va. – One man was killed and a woman was injured Thursday night in a shooting in Mathews County.

Mathews County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived at the scene in the 2600 block of Ridgefield Road around 9:30 p.m.

Deputies found one man suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on scene and has been identified as Steven Allen Eary.

A woman suffered minor injuries from a stray bullet.

A 21-year-old male suspect was identified and taken into custody for questioning, authorities said.

The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed at this time.