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PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – The Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police are investigating a shooting that happened in Prospect early Saturday morning.

Lt. Sonya Walker with the Prince Edward Sheriff’s Dept. said  27-year-old Thomas Vaughan Scott was the victim of the shooting, but no information on his condition was available.

CBS 6 News’ Sandra Jones spoke with people Saturday who say they know Scott.

“I saw him about a week and a half ago in Walmart,” said Perry Tannery, who says he has known Scott for ten years.  “He seemed pretty happy. He was walking with his girlfriend and his kids.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office at 434-392-3400 or 434-392-8101.

Depend on CBS 6 News and WTVR.com for updates on this developing story.