Press Release Manuela Sotillo Solo

A Lynchburg, Virginia man is in custody and charged with five felonies after a shooting late afternoon into a home on Monday, October 12, 2020 in the Gardner Hollow Road section of Wise County. Manuela Sotillo Solo, age 27, of Lynchburg, Virginia, is facing two counts of attempted first degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, malicious discharge of a firearm at an occupied dwelling, and felony destruction of property.
On October 12, 2020, officers responded to a call from dispatch that a subject had shot into a residence on Gardner Hollow Road in Wise County. The Norton City Police Department along with Wise County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call and found Manuela Sotillo Solo in possession of a rifle.
Witnesses confirmed that Manuela Sotillo Solo fired multiple rounds into the home occupied by several other individuals. Officers observed several bullet holes in the walls of the home and damage to several items inside the home, including walls, ceiling, cabinets, washer, dryer, door and roof.
Manuela Sotillo Solo told investigators that he was angry at the residents of the home because they had disrespected him. At this time Mr. Solo remains jailed without bail in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield, Virginia.

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