Rocky Mount Woman Charged in Shooting

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

KimberlyAnnMorgan-LefeverROCKY MOUNT - A Rocky Mount woman is behind bars following a shooting at the intersection of Bonbrook Mill Road and Wirtz Road Monday, January 7, according to a news release from the Franklin County Sheriff's Department. 

Investigators say Kimberly Ann Morgan-Lefever, 45, has been charged with malicious wounding after officers responded to the intersection around 3 a.m. Monday to a report of someone with a gunshot wound.

Deputies say an argument between Morgan-Lefever and a 47-year-old man led up to the shooting. Morgan-Lefever shot one round which struck the man in the hand and then grazed his head. Investigators say it was Morgan-Lefever who called the report in.

The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

Morgan-Lefever is being held in the Western Virginia Regional Jail without bond.

The case remains under investigation and additional changes may be pending, according to Captain Phillip Young with the Franklin Co. Sheriff's Department. 

Stay with Cable 12 for further updates.


Martinsville Woman Killed in Head-On Crash Sunday

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

henrycountfaaatalHENRY CO. - Virginia State Police say a woman was killed and two people were injured following a head-on crash Sunday night in Henry County.

According to police, a 2009 Honda Civic was traveling west on Route 57 when the car suddenly crossed the center line and hit a 2014 Chevy Equinox traveling east.

The driver of the Honda, Heather Ivey, 32, of Martinsville died at the scene, state police said. She was not wearing her seatbelt.

A passenger in the Honda, Brandon Heath, 32 was taken to the hospital for injuries. Heath was wearing his seatbelt.

Tre Jackson, 26, of Martinsville was driving the Chevy that was hit. Jackson was wearing his seatbelt and was injured from the impact. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, state police say.

The Virginia State Police Reconstruction Team was on hand to assist in the crash investigation.

The crash happened at 10:36 p.m. Sunday, January 6, a quarter mile west of Route 720 in Henry County.


BREAKING: Monday Morning Shooting Injures One

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

imagesshoooootinddfgWIRTZ - The Franklin County Sheriff's Department says one person was injured in a shooting Monday morning near Bonbrook Mill Road and Wirtz Road. The victim's injuries are non life-threatening. The suspect is in custody, according to Captain Phillip Young. The shooting is under investigation. Stay with Cable 12 as more information is released.