WJTV News Channel 12 - Botetourt County deputies investigating shooting

UPDATE: Botetourt County deputies investigating murder-suicide

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10:23 a.m. Friday

The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office released new information about the shooting this morning.

Investigators were called to a home on Carvins Cove Road in the Bennett Spring area around 8:09 p.m. Thursday.

When deputies arrived, they found 43-year-old Donna B. Hahn had been shot in the chest, and killed.

Investigators began looking for her estranged husband, 47-year-old James Alan Hahn.  Botetourt County Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle said his office had received previous calls about the couple and domestic disturbances.

A search for his cell phone tracked Hahn to a cell tower on Smith Mountain Lake Parkway in Bedford County.  Deputies found Hahn in his car, and he had killed himself.


9:38 p.m. Thursday

The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting off of Carvins Cove Road.

WSLS 10's Morgan Donnelly is headed to the scene.


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