The man’s body has been sent to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke for an autopsy.

The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office says it will not comment further on the incident or release the victim’s name Wednesday.

Here is the news release:

The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred on Ewers Lane in Madison Heights this morning.

Shortly after five am a call was received regarding a domestic shooting.

Arriving Deputies found a deceased male in the front yard and an injured female inside the residence. The male’s body has been sent to the Chief Medical Examiner‘s office in Roanoke for autopsy.

The investigation is continuing.