Man killed after encounter at Franklin County home

Published: Aug. 25, 2022 at 9:12 AM EDT
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A man was killed in an encounter at a home in Franklin County Wednesday night, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say they received a call at 9:28 p.m. for a report of shots fired at a Boones Mill home near Virgil Goode Highway.

Deputies say the encounter occurred at the home between the homeowner and a man he didn’t know, later identified as 26-year-old Christopher Hill of Martinsville, resulting in the homeowner shooting and killing Hill.

A spokesperson for the sheriff’s office told WDBJ7 no charges are pending at this time.

Stay with WDBJ7 for updates on this developing story.