Man found dead inside shooting range in Ashland

Hanover County

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Deputies in Hanover say a man in his early 20s was found dead Wednesday afternoon inside the Green Top shooting range.

According to deputies, the man suffered a “singular gunshot wound.” The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office adds that deputies are not searching for a suspect and the surrounding community is not in any danger.


Deputies would not tell 8News if the shooting is being considered a suicide or accidental. Authorities opted to say the investigation remains in its preliminary stages.

Deputies were called to the Ashland-area indoor shooting range, located in the 11500 block of Lakeridge Parkway, shortly after 2:30 p.m. A Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

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Police have not identified the deceased as next of kin have not yet been notified.

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This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for updates.


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