The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Salem Field Office is investigating the fatal shooting death of an Alleghany County man in Craig County.
Jeremiah C. Bradshaw, 29, of Craig County, has been charged with second-degree murder and one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Bradshaw is being held without bond at the Alleghany County Regional Jail.
The incident began around 3 a.m. Friday (Aug. 6) when a confrontation occurred between Bradshaw and Christopher B. Broughman, 28, of Covington, at Bradshaw’s residence in the 9600 block of Barbours Creek Road. During the course of that confrontation, Bradshaw shot Broughman. State police has recovered the revolver used in the fatal shooting.
Broughman died at the scene. His remains were transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for examination and autopsy.
Bradshaw was taken into custody without incident later that same morning at a residence in Alleghany County.
An adult female was also inside Bradshaw’s residence during the violent confrontation, but she was not injured.
The incident remains under investigation, with the assistance of the Craig County Commonwealth’s Attorney. The Alleghany County Sheriff’s Office and Craig County Sheriff’s assisted with the investigation. Members of the Alleghany Highlands Drug Task Force also responded to the scene.