A man from Pittsylvania County is in jail tonight after a deadly shooting on the campus of Longwood University Saturday night.
State Police say Darryl Elmore shot and killed a man from Mechanicsville in a trailer on a construction site at Lancer Park, a student resident complex near Longwood's main campus.
Investigators are stil looking into the circumstances surrounding the shooting, but they arrested Elmore without incident.
He's charged with several crimes, including voluntary manslaughter, and is being held without bond in a Farmville jail.
Here's more information from state police:
The 911 call concerning a shooting came in to the Longwood Police Department at approximately 7:45 p.m. Saturday. The shooting occurred in a trailer on a construction site at Lancer Park, a student residence complex located near the main campus of Longwood University. The trailer was in a fenced off construction area.
Upon arriving at the scene, Longwood Police found John J. Robles, 46, of Mechanicsville, Va., deceased. The investigation by Virginia State Police with the assistance of Longwood Police, revealed that Robles had been shot and killed. A firearm was recovered at the scene. Robles’ body has been transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner for examination and autopsy.
Elmore was taken into custody without incident. The circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting remain under investigation at this time.