Charges filed for traffic shooting in Campbell County

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Published: Jun. 8, 2022 at 7:27 PM EDT
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CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Charges have been filed against a man for a shooting in Campbell County.

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office says Maurice Megginson, 45 of Appomattox, got out of his vehicle while stopped at the traffic light and assaulted another driver. During the assault, there was a struggle over a firearm and the weapon discharged, according to investigators, injuring Megginson and the victim. Both were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators also found a female passenger in the victim’s vehicle has an order of protection against Megginson, barring him from any contact with her.

Megginson has been charged with assault and battery and violation of a protective order. He was given a $4,000 secure bond on the charges.

The incident occurred around 4 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Rt. 460 and Village Highway, according to the sheriff’s office.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call S.T Herndon of The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office at 434-332-9514.

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