“Arrested Pulaski County Man Charged with Murder in Fairlawn Shooting: Victim Identified as Mathew Carper”

A man from Pulaski County, Virginia, who was reported missing, has now been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Korey Rice is also facing charges of using a firearm in the commission of a felony, malicious wounding, and brandishing a firearm. The arrest is in connection to a shooting that took place in Fairlawn, where Mathew Carper of Blacksburg was fatally shot. Rice is currently held at the New River Regional Jail without bond. https://www.wdbj7.com reported

A photograph depicting a man reported missing in Pulaski County, Virginia, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in relation to a shooting incident in Fairlawn. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Korey Rice, the aforementioned man, is also facing charges of using a firearm in the commission of a felony, malicious wounding, and brandishing a firearm. On July 30th, Pulaski County deputies promptly responded to a shooting incident on Overlook Lane, where they discovered a male victim with a gunshot wound. Tragically, the victim, identified as Mathew Carper from Blacksburg, succumbed to his injuries. Rice is currently being held without bond at the New River Regional Jail..