Police: Man charged with attempted murder after firing gun during fight

Devin Foster was arrested and charged with attempted second degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, brandishing a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, reckless handling of a firearm, and public intoxication (BRRJ)

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WSET) -- The South Boston Police Department said a man has been charged with attempted second degree murder after a call about a fight.

Police said officers and Halifax County deputies were called to the 3600 block of Old Halifax Road for a fight in progress on December 8.

They said the investigation showed that a 24-year-old Devin Foster, of Clover, had fired a handgun at someone, but no one was hit.

Foster was arrested and charged with attempted second degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, brandishing a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, reckless handling of a firearm, and public intoxication.

He's being held in the Halifax Adult Detention Center without bond.

Items of evidence were collected at the scene that will be sent to the Department of Forensic Science in Richmond for analysis.

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