Attempted capital murder charges pending on Covington man

Jody Kern in 2015. (Photo courtesy Cpl. R.W. Keen Jr./Alleghany sheriff's office)

COVINGTON – At the request of the Alleghany Sheriff's Office, the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Salem Field Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday, June 9.

Once the state police complete their investigation, the findings will be turned over to the Commonwealth’s Attorney for final review and adjudication.

The incident began at approximately 11...

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