Shooting victim discovered in Onancock

Accomack Sheriff generic

ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances of a shooting victim who was found in Onancock Wednesday evening.

Around 11:45 p.m., Onancock police officers and sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a person shot on Hill Street, according to Sheriff Todd Godwin. At the scene, a victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds and transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital.

Godwin said the victim is currently in stable condition.

The Virginia State Police and the Onley Police Department also assisted with the response to the shooting victim.

No further information has been released. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to call the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666 or submit a tip online at www.accomackcountysheriffsoffice.org.

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