Man arrested for shooting in Culpeper County

RIXEYVILLE, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man is in custody after a shooting in Rixeyville on Friday morning.

According to Culpeper County Sheriff's Office authorities, at approximately 9:14 a.m. officers responded to the 10000 block of Roberts Lane for a shooting. They say the shooting stemmed from a domestic situation between two men.

When deputies arrived, 58-year-old Sylvester A. White of Rixeyville was apprehended. He is being held without bond at Culpeper County Jail for aggravated malicious wounding, a felony, and reckless handling of a firearm, a misdemeanor.

Another man was taken to Culpeper Regional Hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, say officials.

A handgun was recovered at the scene.


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