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Culpeper Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

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Press Release from Culpeper Police Department:

The victim of the Sunday morning shooting in the 100-block of Jeffries Alley has been identified

as Joe Cannon Pullen, 37, of Bumpass, Virginia.

Police are actively investigating this incident and are asking anyone with information to contact

Detective Sean Sumey at 540-829-5523 or Crime Solvers at 540-727-0300. Callers can provide

tips anonymously by calling Crime Solvers.

Police in the town of Culpeper are investigating an early-morning Sunday homicide.

Officers responded to the 100 block of Jeffries Alley around 3 a.m. Sunday for a reported shooting. They discovered a 37-year-old man with a gunshot wound, Joe Cannon Pullen, of Bumpass, Virginia.

He died at the scene.

Investigators have not made an arrest. They're asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Crime Solvers at 540-727--0300. 

Culpeper Police Department News Release:

On October 9, 2016 at approximately 03:00 am, Officers responded to the area of the 100-block of Jeffries Alley for a reported shooting. 

Upon arrival, Officers found a 37-year-old male victim,who was suffering from a gunshot wound. EMS was called to the scene, but the victim had succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives were called to the scene and began processing the crime scene for evidence.

Officers and Detectives searched the immediate area, but a suspect has not been located at this time.

The victim's identity is being withheld at this time until the next of kin can be notified.

This is an active and on-going investigation. Additional updates will be released when available. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Sean Sumey at 540-829-5523 or Crime Solvers at 540-727-0300.