One woman dead, another injured after shooting in Amherst County

Published: Jun. 26, 2019 at 12:14 PM EDT
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One woman is dead and another woman is in the hospital after a Tuesday night shooting in Amherst County.

Deputies responded to the scene of a home on Bobwhite Road area of Amherst just before midnight for a report of a woman who had been shot. On arrival, they found a woman with two gunshot wounds and another woman dead.

The woman who suffered from two gunshot wounds was transported to the Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment for her injuries.

Authorities have not released the name of the women at this time.

Police believe this to be an isolated incident and that there is no known threat to the general public.

If anyone has information on the incident is asked to contact the Amherst County Sheriff's Office at (434)-946-9300.