Bedford Co. Officials Arrest & Charge Two Men After Fight

Sherwood Blake

Bedford Co., VA - Officials have charged two people with malicious wounding after a fight in Bedford County Thursday.

Officials from the Bedford County Sheriff's Office say they responded to a call at East Lynchburg-Salem Turnpike for a fight that was taking place.

They say when they got there, the subject Carson Elkins had a cut on his face and he said an altercation had taken place between he and another man - Sherwood Blake. He said Blake threw a rock at Elkin's car and Elkins confronted him, resulting in a fight.

Elkins, 45, says he was hit by a rock and a bat. Blake says he was struck with a wooden ax handle. Both were treated and released from Bedford Memorial Hospital.

Blake, 45, has been charged with one count of malicious wounding, one count of throwing missiles at a Vehicle, and one count of property damage.

Elkins has been charged with one count of malicious wounding.

Deputies are still looking for a third man- Calvin Blake. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Calvin Blake is asked to contact the Bedford County Sheriff's Office at 540-586-7827 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.