Man in Pittsylvania Co. arrested, charged with murdering his father

Published: Jul. 7, 2018 at 10:42 AM EDT
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Authorities are investigating after a man was shot and killed Friday night in Pittsylvania County.

The Pittsylvania County 911 Center received a call around 9:30 p.m. Friday from the 800-block of Neal Davis Rd. in Ringgold.

The person who reported the incident said a person was shot.

When deputies arrived, they found a man, identified as David Long, 41, of Roxboro, North Carolina, already dead at the residence.

Zackary Long, 22, of Ringgold, the son of David Long, was arrested and charged with one count of 1st degree murder. Additional charges are forthcoming.

Zackary Long is being held in the Pittsylvania County Jail without bond.

The body of David Long is being transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke, and investigators are still working on this case.