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Virginia death investigation after Pennington Gap man shoots son-in-law during home invasion

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The Virginia State Police are investigating after a father allegedly fatally shot his daughter’s husband in Lee County.


According to a release from VSP, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office was called to a domestic situation in the 9400 block of U.S. Highway 421 at 7:29 p.m. on Wednesday March 10, 2021.


The release says 47 year old Kevin Corbin of Pennington Gap, had forced his way into his in-laws’ home and had started “violently dragging his wife out the front door.” VSP reports the wife’s 64-year-old father shot at Corbin.


Rescue personnel responded to the home, but Corbin succumbed to the injuries he received in the shooting and was pronounced deceased.


As of Friday morning, the investigation is ongoing with charges pending. The Lee County Commonwealth’s Attorney is providing consultation in the case.

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