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Man Fatally Shot in Accomack County

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HORNTOWN, Va.- The Accomack County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early Thursday morning shooting that claimed the life of a 22-year-old Horntown man. 

Sheriff Todd Godwin said that just after midnight his office received a report of someone shot outside of a home on Raymond Townsend Lane in Horntown.  When deputies arrived on the scene, they found 22-year-old Robert Franklin Baytops IV of Horntown suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Baytops was transported by rescue to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. where he later died, according to Godwin. 

An investigation into this incident is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at (757) 787-1131 or 757-824-5666, or tips may be submitted through our website at accomackcountysheriffsoffice.org.

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