Portsia Smith covers Louisa County crime and news.
Three injured in early morning shooting
Three people were injured early this morning when a fight turned into a shooting in Louisa County.
According to a police report from the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a location in the 5800 block of Buckner Road just after midnight.
Police said a physical altercation turned into a shooting when 23-year-old Devonne Robinson shot Carlos Anderson, 31, in the chest. Anderson returned fire and injured Robinson. Both men are from Louisa.
A female bystander was struck in the right arm. She was treated and released at VCU Medical Center in Richmond, police.
One of the men was flown by helicopter to UVa. Hospital in Charlottesville and the other man was driven to the same hospital in a personal vehicle, police said. None of the injuries appear to be life-threatening at this time, police said.
It is unclear what the altercation was about, but the case in under investigationa nd criminal charges are pending, police said.