One Arrested After Amherst County Shooting

Amherst Co, VA - The Amherst County Sheriff's Office says a shooting incident between two brothers resulted in an arrest Saturday.

Investigators say shortly before 4 p.m., Kemper Smith, 59, of New Carrolton, Maryland was shot in the hand during a domestic dispute.

The Amherst County Sheriff's Office arrested Satchell Smith, 57, of Amherst Co. for Malicious Wounding.

Smith was released on a secure bond pending his advisement in Amherst General District Court.

Investigators say the Smiths are brothers and apparently jointly own the residence where the shooting happened. The sheriff's department says the shooting is reported to have occurred over a disagreement concerning a roommate living there.