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Suspect wanted in Nelson County for shooting at cars

Deputies say Meredith should be considered armed and dangerous
Deputies say Meredith should be considered armed and dangerous(Nelson County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 23, 2022 at 4:59 AM EST
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NELSON COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man accused of shooting at cars.

Deputies responded Saturday night to a shots fired call in the 300 block of Jones Creek Lane in Arrington.

The sheriff’s office says the suspect is 52-year-old Jonah Junior Meredith III. He’s wanted on charges of shooting/throwing missiles at a vehicle, possession of firearm by felon, and use of firearm in commission of felony. Deputies say additional charges are pending.

The sheriff’s office says Meredith is considered armed and dangerous. People should not approach him if they see him. If you know where Meredith may be, you’re asked to call 911 or law enforcement.

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