Man killed in double shooting in Mathews County

File image: Mathews County Sheriff (WAVY/Joel Hilton)

MATHEWS COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A double shooting in Mathews County on Thursday left one man dead.

The Mathews County Sheriff’s Office tells 10 On Your Side the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Deputies were called to the 2600 block of Ridgefield Road for reports of an altercation with shots fired.

Deputies found a man who had been shot and a female with a graze wound to the shoulder. She was treated and released.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities identified him as 61-year-old Steven Allen Eary.

A 21-year-old man was taken in to custody for questioning. No charges have been filed at this time.

The sheriff’s office says the shooting is still under investigation.