- Associated Press - Friday, September 23, 2016

KEELING, Va. (AP) - A man accused of shooting and wounding a Pittsylvania County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded no contest in the case.

The Danville Register & Bee (https://bit.ly/2deLrEH ) reports that 38-year-old Brian Bradfield Cundiff entered the plea Thursday morning after being charged with attempted capital murder, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and malicious bodily injury of a police officer.

Pittsylvania County Sheriff Mike Taylor says that Cundiff shot and wounded a deputy who responded to a domestic-related call in April. The shot grazed the deputy’s head.

Cundiff then barricaded himself in the home for hours but surrendered after SWAT teams entered the home.

Cundiff is scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 14 in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court.


Information from: Danville Register & Bee, https://www.registerbee.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide