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Update: Amherst Co. Sheriff's Office Call Deadly Shooting an Attempted Murder/ Suicide

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UPDATE: The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is calling the domestic incident at a Madison Heights home - an attempted murder/suicide. Investigators say 56 year old Joe Lloyd shot his wife Nancy twice in the chest, before shooting himself in the head.

We have also learned that another family member was home at the time - but had nothing to do with the shooting. Nancy Lloyd is still in the hospital, in stable condition.

UPDATE: The woman investigators say was shot by her husband is in stable condition.

Deputies were called to Ewers Lane early Wednesday morning, and found 59 year old Nancy Lloyd inside the home with two gun shot wounds.

They say her husband, Ronald Lloyd, was dead on the front lawn.

Investigators say they recovered a handgun from the scene and are not looking for any suspects.
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UPDATE:  Amherst Co., VA - Investigators have identified the couple involved in what they are calling a domestic-related shooting in Madison Heights.

The Sheriff's Office say deputies found Ronald Lee Loyd, 56, dead in the front yard of his home on Ewers Lane Wednesday morning.  Investigators say deputies found his wife Nancy, 59, inside the home with two gunshot wounds.

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Amherst Co., VA - The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred on 400 block of Ewers Lane in Madison Heights this morning.

According to Captain John Grieser, deputies responded to the house after their communications center received a 911 hang up call around 5:00 a.m.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a man dead in the front yard and a woman with two gun shot wounds inside the home.  The woman is being treated at Lynchburg Hospital.

Cpt. Grieser says the medical staff seemed optimistic about the woman's condition. 

According to authorities, the man's body has been sent to the Chief Medical Examiner's office in Roanoke for an autopsy.

Cpt. Grieser says they are waiting for the Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death. They are also collecting statements from family members and possible witnesses.
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