A 48-year-old South Boston man faces a charge of attempted murder along with other charges after victims reported to police they were shot at by the suspect.
Along with attempted murder, Keith Antonio Hunt of Bane Street was charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle, reckless handling of a firearm, being a felon in possession of a weapon and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
According to South Boston Police Chief Bryan Young, a female victim and a male victim had reported to police after 3 a.m. Wednesday that Hunt had fired a gun at them earlier in the morning while they were riding along Webster Street.
While no weapon was found at the scene, Young said, “there was evidence that a shooting had occurred.
“After speaking with the victims and surveying the evidence, officers placed the suspect under arrest,” he added.
The police chief also said the suspect had been in a prior relationship with the female victim.
He also noted that neither individual was injured.
Hunt is currently being held at Blue Ridge Regional Jail with no bond.
Sgt. C. Mann is the investigating officer.