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Victim in fatal Appomattox County shooting identified

Courtesy Appomattox County Sheriff's Office
Courtesy Appomattox County Sheriff's Office(Appomattox County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 3:08 PM EDT
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APPOMATTOX COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: According to the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office, the victim has been positively identified as 34-year-old Carlos Rican Roman, Jr. of Spring Grove Road.

EARLIER: One man is dead after a shooting in the 1400 block of Spring Grove Road in Sprout Spring.

The Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office responded around noon to a reported shooting at the property and found the victim outside with a gunshot wound.

Despite CPR efforts by deputies and Emergency Medical Services, the victim died at the scene.

36-year-old Charles Roosevelt Abbitt, Jr., of Sprout Spring, was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

Contact 434-352-8241 with any helpful information.

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