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UPDATE: Victims identified in shooting that left three dead, two injured

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Published: Jan. 4, 2019 at 10:22 PM EST
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UPDATE 1/5

Authorities have given updates on a shooting that left three individuals dead and two others injured.

Deputies with the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office says that Twana Rhodes Davis, 42, Jason Owen Davis, 44 and a 12-year-old juvenile with initials "RKD" were found dead inside of the home on 3197 Shula Drive. All three lived at the residence.

Two others were injured in this matter -- 64-year-old Patricia R. Poindexter and Deborah I. Rhodes, 62. Patricia Poindexter is the mother of Twana Rhodes Davis and Deborah Rhodes is Twana's aunt.

Deputies say upon arrival that a firearm was found near the body of Jason O. Davis and have reason to believe that he was the shooter in this case.

An investigation into the matter continues.

ORIGINAL

Deputies in Pittsylvania County say three people were found dead and two people were transported to the hospital with gunshot wounds after a shooting.

Authorities say they responded to a call for service in the Shula and Blue Ridge Drive area of the county. An investigation led deputies to the 3000 block of Shula Drive in the Hurt community. Two people were transported to the hospital with gunshot wounds after the investigation.

Three additional victims were located by deputies and investigators in the 3000 block of Shula Drive inside of a residence. All three were deceased upon deputies arrival.

Identities of the victims and deceased are being withheld pending family notification.

The Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office says this is an isolated incident and does not see an ongoing threat to the community from this incident.

Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is asked to call the Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office at 434-432-7931.

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