Basye man charged: attempted aggravated murder of officers

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Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of a suspect in an attempted aggravated murder of law enforcement officers.

Brandon Michael Fauber of Basye Virginia has been arrested and charged with 2 counts of attempted aggravated murder of 2 officers.

The incident began Friday June 24 when deputies arrived at a home in Basye. 

The officers were told by a witness that Fauber was barricaded inside the home with a weapon.

Fauber did fire one shot at 2 deputies missing both.

Attempts to talk Fauber out eventually worked and he was taken into custody without further incident.

Fauber will now face charges in Shenandoah County General District Court on July 15.

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