Virginia Man Accused Of Killing His Brother, Two Dogs, Police Say

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Source: Roanoke County Jail; UNSPLASH

Aug. 2 2022, Published 3:21 p.m. ET

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A Virginia man was arrested in connection with the slaying of his brother from North Carolina as well as two dogs, authorities said.

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Lloyd A. Harris, 40, is accused of fatally shooting John Q. Harris, 43, at a residence in Roanoke on July 30, WDBJ reported.

John Harris was gunned down inside the home, and emergency responders pronounced him dead at the scene

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Officers also located a dog shot dead at the scene, and a second canine suffering gunshot wounds was rushed to a local veterinarian for emergency care but died.

Lloyd Harris was booked into the Roanoke City jail, and he currently faces a second-degree murder charge.

Police have not provided a possible motive for the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.


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