According to Sheriff Todd Godwin, on Sunday, November 19th at approximately 11:25 a.m., the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the Eastern Shore 911 Center regarding a man with a gunshot wound at the Atlantic Medical Center. Further investigation revealed that the victim was allegedly shot accidentally at his residence in New Church and transported by personal vehicle to the Atlantic Medical Center. The victim was transported by Oak Hall Rescue to Peninsula Regional Medical Center where he was treated and released.

Sheriff Godwin stated the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 787-1131 or 824-5666. Tips may be submitted on the website at