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Two in Orange shot in domestic dispute
A domestic dispute resulted in a double shooting in Rhoadesville Thursday, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded late Thursday evening to a home on Vermont Road in response to a report of a double shooting.
John James Eckman, Jr., 39, and Virginia Marie Eckman, 45, had both been shot with firearms.
The investigation indicated that the shootings were the result of a domestic dispute between the two.
The injuries from the shootings appeared to be non-life threatening, and Emergency Protective Orders have been issued, the report said.
The investigation into the shootings is continuing, and anyone with information which may be helpful in the case is asked to contact Lt. Brad Darnell or Investigator Becky Mardeusz at 540/672-1200.