Charles Roosevelt Abbitt Jr.

Charles Roosevelt Abbitt Jr., 36, of Spout Spring


Appomattox County Sheriff's Office identified the victim in the Spout Spring homicide Wednesday as Carlos Rican Roman Jr., 34 of Spring Grove Road, Spout Spring.

Original at 3 p.m. 7-21-21

A Spout Spring man was arrested in connection to a shooting today in Appomattox County.

According to the Appomattox County Sheriff's Office, Charles Roosevelt Abbitt Jr., 36, of Spout Spring was charged with second degree murder and arrested.

The sheriff's office stated that deputies responded to a residence located in the 1400 block of Spring Grove Road, Spout Spring, at approximately 12:01 p.m. to investigate a reported shooting.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered a male outside of the residence suffering from a gunshot wound and immediately initiated CPR.

"Despite the best efforts of law enforcement and Emergency Medical Services, the victim succumbed to his wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene," the sheriff's office stated. "We are withholding identification of the decedent until next of kin is notified."

Appomattox County Sheriff's Office asked that anyone with any information regarding this shooting to call them at 434-352-8241.