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Buchanan Co. man arrested for shooting step-daughter and husband

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A man is in jail, charged with shooting two people last week in Buchanan County.  Sheriff Ray Foster says it happened Thursday, October 17 around 7:00 PM at 1085 Dusty Road in Grundy.

Arrested is 63-year-old Ben Harvey Ratliff.   He's accused of shooting his step-daughter, 32-year-old Amanda Ratliff and her husband, 25-year-old Jonathan Ratliff.   Their wounds are not life-threatening.  The investigation revealed an argument had erupted resulting in a shooting.   

Ben Ratliff is charged with two counts of malicious wounding.  He is currently being held in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail, Haysi, VA.   

The Investigation is ongoing.

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