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Authorities say a Pearisburg man tried to kill his son over the holiday weekend

September 07, 2010|Holly Pietrzak | New River Valley Newsroom Chief

GILES COUNTY, Va. — The Giles County Sheriff's Office says a Pearisburg man tried to kill his own son over the holiday weekend.

Investigators say Donald Raines got into a fight with his son, Aaron Raines, inside his home on Bear Springs Road and took a shot at him.  It happened Saturday.

Deputies say Raines also pointed the gun at his son's girlfriend, Schallyne Stone.

Raines had a 90 minute standoff with authorities before surrendering.  He faces four charges including attempted murder.

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