DICKENSON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — Authorities say a father and son were shot during a fight between the two Thursday night in Dickenson County.
According to Sheriff Jeremy Fleming, deputies responded to a home in the 4000 block of Carter Stanley Highway around 8:50 p.m. Fleming said a father and his adult son got into a fight over a firearm. When one of them tried to leave with the gun, a struggle ensued and a shot was fired, striking them both.
A Friday news release from the sheriff’s office states that one of the men was shot in the leg and the other in the side.
Both men were flown to Johnson City Medical Center and were in “stable but critical condition” Thursday night, according to Fleming.
As of Friday afternoon, Fleming said the son had been released from the hospital. The father was still hospitalized but in stable condition, according to Fleming.
No charges had been filed as of Friday afternoon, Fleming told News Channel 11.
The shooting remains under investigation.
This is a developing story. Look for updates on WJHL.com.