Man Shot at Large Gathering in Mappsville

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Staff Report —

A man was found suffering from a gunshot wound after deputies were called to the scene of large gathering early Saturday on Route 13 in Mappsville.
The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received a report of shots fired at the gathering at around 1:12 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, according to. Sheriff Todd Wessells.
The victim was transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital by Oak Hall Rescue and later was transferred to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition Monday.
The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Virginia State Police and the Accomack County Department of Public Safety.
Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666 or tips may be submitted at