Man Sentenced to 22 Years for Bedford Co. Standoff

Bedford Co., VA - A man deputies say caused the biggest standoff Bedford County has seen in 15 years is going to prison.

A judge sentenced Dennis Caldwell to serve 22 years for two malicious wounding and two firearms charges.

Prosecutors say an argument over loud music ending with Caldwell shooting his brother and nephew multiple times in August of last year.

They say Caldwell barricaded himself inside his house and then set it on fire.