Trial set for New River shooting suspect

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A Fries man is charged after a shooting in a boat on the New River this summer

By The Staff

INDEPENDENCE – A trial date has been set against a suspect charged in the July 14 malicious shooting of a man in Fries.
According to the Virginia Courts database, John Ford Gilliam of Woodlawn, who has been charged with the use of a firearm in commission of a felony and malicious wounding (resulting in permanent impairment), has a trial date set in Grayson County Circuit Court on Jan. 24, 2019. The trial date is set for a total of four hours.

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