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Culpeper Sheriff's Office Investigating Shooting in Rixeyville

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Sylvester White Sylvester White
Culpeper County Sheriff's Office Press Release

The Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that took place this morning in Rixeyville.

At about 9:14 am, units were dispatched to the 10000 block of Roberts Lane for a shooting that stemmed from a domestic between two adult males.

When deputies arrived, the suspect, Sylvester A. White, 58, of Rixeyville, was apprehended without incident.

Subsequently, rescue arrived and transported the adult victim to Culpeper Regional Hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

A handgun was recovered at the scene.

White is being held without bond at Culpeper County Jail for aggravated malicious wounding, a felony, and reckless handling of a firearm, a misdemeanor.

Sheriff Scott H. Jenkins
Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office
132 West Davis Street
Culpeper, Virginia 22701-3018

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