UPDATE: At 1:50 a.m. this morning Mark Edwin Turner, age 56, was taken into custody and charged with felony malicious wounding, the use of a firearm in commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a felon. He is being held in the Blue Ridge Regional Bedford Adult Detention Center on no bond.
PREVIOUS: After receiving the original call at 11:30 p.m. Bedford County Sheriff’s deputies, Bedford Town Police, Virginia State Police and Virginia Conservation Police responded to the scene. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Response Team along with Bedford County Sheriff’s Office’s negotiations team assisted with the incident.
PREVIOUS: Law enforcement has taken the suspect into custody following a short stand off.From Bedford County Sheriff’s Office: At 11:30 p.m. Monday night, Bedford County 911 received a call from Shephard Lane reporting gun shots. Law enforcement responded and found three people outside of the residence with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries. All three individuals were transported to a hospital. The suspect barricaded himself in the residence. At this time law enforcement has the shooter contained in the home and negotiations have begun with him.