MARTINSVILLE, VA – Martinsville police have made an arrest in a shooting that occurred on February 6th in the area of Fayette and Spencer Streets.
Tamarius Keshun Martin, 23 of Martinsville, was arrested and charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and shooting into an occupied building. All are felony charges.
He is being held without bond.
[Original Release: 2/7/2023] On February 6, 2023 at 6:42 p.m., the Martinsville Police Department was dispatched to the area of Fayette and Spencer Streets, where a man reported that he had been shot.
Upon arrival at the scene, officers located Jasoni Hairston, 19, of Martinsville, suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. Hairston was transported to SOVAH Martinsville and subsequently transferred to Carillion Roanoke where he was treated for his non-life-threatening injuries.
The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information related to the incident should contact the Martinsville Police Department.