Shooting: On July 6, 1999 at approximately 9:30 p.m. a black male was shot in the back (with 15 shotgun pellets) as he was entering an apartment in the 300 block of Main Street, Brookneal, Virginia. He and his female companion were knocked down by the blast but were able to crawl into the apartment and close the door. It is believed the gunshot came from across the street. The victim was unable to furnish any information on the identity of the shooter. If you have any information, please call the tip line.