ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — Authorities say two men are dead following a shooting in the southwestern part of Virginia.
A news release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said the shooting that happened Saturday afternoon in Rocky Mount.
The sheriff’s office said a caller told them that one man had shot a male relative.
Deputies say they found a 54-year-old man and a 65-year-old man suffering from fatal gunshot wounds.
Authorities say that one of the men died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Authorities continue to investigate but advise that it appears to be an isolated incident with no ongoing threat to the public.