Update on South Fork Rivanna Reservoir shooting incident

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Albemarle County Police responded to a call of shots fired in the vicinity of the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir, near Woodburn Road, back on April 7.

Supplemental shots were audibly confirmed by the responding officer, however, they were not directed at the officer.

Additional officers responded and conducted an extensive search for an individual shooting in the area, as well as areas away from the initial call.

As the investigation continued, strong evidence was collected to show that the two individuals in kayaks were not being shot at, nor targeted. In addition, evidence shows there is no public threat.

ACPD continues to investigate the individual that fired the weapon. If anyone has information related to this incident, call CrimeStoppers at 434-977-4000, or email CrimeStoppers@albemarle.org.


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