Fight leads to shooting death in Pipers Gap

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A 21-year-old Galax man has been charged with murder in the Tuesday incident.

By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

HILLSVILLE — A scuffle at a home on Coal Creek Road turned deadly Tuesday evening when one participant pulled a gun and fired on a 27-year-old Hillsville man, according to Sheriff Warren Manning.

Deputies have identified the victim as Bryon Jordan Wilson, who died from a gun shot wound to the chest at about 9:49 p.m.

Charged with the shooting is David Levelle Richardson, 21, of Calloway Street, Galax, Manning said.

"Well, it started out as just playing around and it got heated after a couple things happened," he explained.

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