Charges Made After Waynesboro Shooting Suspects Turns Himself In
WAYNESBORO, Va. (WVIR) - 06/04/2019 Press Release from City of Waynesboro Police Department:
As a result of our continuing investigation, the following charges have been placed against 25 year old Landon Obrien Clark of Crimora, Virginia:
- 18.2-53.1: Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. This is a Felony offense.
- 18.2-51: Malicious Wounding. This is a Class 3 Felony offense.
- 18.2-56.1: Reckless handling of a firearm so as to endanger life, limb or property. This is a Class 1 Misdemeanor offense.
Mr. Clark turned himself in this morning and was subsequently released on Bond.
The Sheetz gas station in Waynesboro was back open Monday morning after a shooting Sunday night.
Police responded to the Sheetz on West Main Street just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2. Authorities say there were reports of fighting in the parking lot and that someone was possibly shot during the altercation.
While officers were en route, everyone believed to be involved fled the scene.
Augusta Health's emergency department told police one of the individuals involved was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The victim's injuries were from an assault, not a gunshot.
A bullet did hit the Sheetz, but no one was injured by it.
The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Alyssa Zullig at 540-942-6511.
06/03/2019 Release from the Waynesboro Police Department:
At approximately 9:20 p.m. on June 2nd the Waynesboro Emergency Operations Center received a call regarding a shooting incident that occurred in the Sheetz parking lot on West Main Street. Upon arrival officers immediately discovered that the victim and the suspect were no longer located at the scene. Officers subsequently secured the crime scene and began conducting an investigation.
During the course of conducting the preliminary investigation it was discovered that the victim was transported to Augusta Medical Center by a witness and was being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The victim was ultimately released from the Augusta Medical Center several hours later, after receiving treatment for injuries that were related to an assault and not a gunshot wound. It has been determined that a firearm was discharged during the course of the assault that occurred on the parking lot and the bullet struck the Sheetz building, however no one was injured.
The investigation continues and more information will be released at a later time. If anyone has information pertaining to this incident, please contact Sgt. Alyssa Zullig at 540-942-6511.