Police: Woman arrested, charged after deadly shooting in Orange County
ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - Police say a woman has been arrested after a deadly shooting in Orange County.
On June 16 around 7 p.m., the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to a possible shooting located at Hamm Farm Road in Barboursville, Va.
After arriving on the scene, deputies located James Manning, 36, who died from a gunshot wound.
According to an investigation conducted by Virginia State Police, Brianna Cole Knicely was identified as a suspect in the shooting. An APB was issued to the surrounding counties for Knicely’s whereabouts.
On the morning of June 17, the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Knicely’s vehicle.
Police say Knicely returned to Orange County where she was charged with:
- 2nd-Degree Murder
- Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony
- Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling
Knicely is being held in the Central Va Regional Jail under no bond.
The investigation is ongoing.
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