Police: Lone shooter kills 8 in central Virginia

APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) - Police say a lone shooter killed eight
people in central Virginia, with seven bodies found at one home.
State police say officers had the suspect, 39-year-old
Christopher Speight of Appomattox circled in the woods late Tuesday
near the home and that they believe he is still alive.
Police say the eighth shooting victim was found on the side of
the road and died on the way to the hospital.
Police say all the victims in the Appomattox shootings were
State police Sgt. Sgt. Thomas Molnar says both men and women
were killed. Police refused to speculate on a motive.

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