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Duffield man faces trial in shooting of Scott County deputy

July 25th, 2011 10:37 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Duffield man accused of shooting a sheriff’s deputy last year is scheduled to stand trial beginning Tuesday in Scott County Circuit Court.

Jonathan Matthew Qualls, 35, 1449 Purchase Ridge Road, is being prosecuted on charges of attempted capital murder of a police officer, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon for his alleged role in the incident.

A motions hearing is set for today, while jury selection is slated to begin Tuesday.

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