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18 year old in custody following shooting, manhunt

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By Tom Wilmoth

A shooting incident in the Thaxton area has ended with an 18-yearold in custody, without incident, according to the Bedford County Sheriff's Office.

No citizens or law enforcement officers were injured during this event. One report stated the suspect had suffered a minor injury.

The manhunt led to some roads being closed and schools going on lockdown in the Wheatland Road area of the county.

The Sheriff's Office will release more information later this afternoon.