Special Prosecutor To Review Officer Involved Shooting

Christiansburg, VA - A special prosecutor has been appointed to oversee an investigation into the death of a Christiansburg man killed by police last week.

Robert Kevin Hughes died last Wednesday outside of his Montgomery County home.

A preliminary report by police says Hughes came out of his home on Ridgeway Drive firing a weapon - before he was shot and killed by police.

Salem Commonwealth's Attorney, Tom Bowers, is overseeing the investigation into the shooting.