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Man arrested, charged after Bassett woman is shot in the head



BASSETT, VA – A man has been arrested and charged after a Bassett woman was shot in the head on Saturday.


Around 11:58 p.m., the Henry County Sheriff's Office responded to call that a woman had been shot at 83 Blossom Street in Bassett.


Deputies say when they arrived on scene, 46-year-old Brenda Sue Turner, of that address, was alert and coherent with a gunshot wound to the head.  

Turner was air lifted to the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.

According to investigators, an altercation occurred between Turner and 57-year-old Sanford Gregory Millner, who also lives at that address.

Millner was arrested for felony charges of malicious wounding, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

He is being held in the Henry County Jail with no bond.

This incident remains under investigation.


If you have information regarding this crime, you are asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 276-632-7463. The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2,500 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.

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