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Wythe Co. man shoots stepson

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WYTHE CO., Va. (WVVA) - On the evening of September 19, 2020, the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office received a call to a residence at on Vineland Drive in the Barren Springs Community about a shooting.

Deputies were advised that one male had a gunshot wound to the chest.

Deputies arrived on the scene and found the male deceased.

He is identified as Chad Allan Norris, 30.

The suspect, Joel Perries Hosey, was also on the scene and he was taken into custody.

Norris is the step-son to the suspect Joel Hosey.

Hosey is being charged with Second Degree Murder and Use of Firearm in the commission of a felony.

This incident is being investigated as a homicide from domestic violence.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Joel Perries Hosey has been held without bond and is being held at the New River Regional Jail.

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Bailey Pace

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