Update: On 7/22/2012 at approximately 2:30 PM Deputies with the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office arrested John Archie Tigney without incident at his residence in the 16000 block of Lord Fairfax Highway, White Post VA. Mr. Tigney was transported to the Regional Jail in Winchester where a magistrate held him without bond.
On 7/21/2012 at approximately 9:16 PM the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a shooting which occurred in the 100 block of Double Toll Gate Road in White Post VA. Deputies arrived on scene and discovered that a male subject had gunshot wounds to his lower leg. The victim refused medical attention on the scene.
Investigators with the Sheriff’s Office have been able to identify John Archie Tigney as the suspect in the shooting. Mr. Tigney is described as a 65 year old black male 5’10” 205 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. Mr. Tigney was last seen wearing a blue short sleeve shirt and dark blue pants. He is possibly armed with a rifle or shotgun . Mr. Tigney fled the scene prior to the arrival of Deputies and his whereabouts are currently unknown. Felony warrants have been obtained for Mr. Tigney for possession of a firearm after being a convicted felon.
If anyone has information about this crime or the location of John Archie Tigney, please contact the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office at 540-955-1234.