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45-year-old woman shot at Martinsville apartments

Updated: Apr 7, 2023

Tony Lashaun Martin

The Martinsville Police Department arrested and charged Tony Lashaun Martin on Friday evening in reference to the shooting incident at Maplewood Apartments on Thursday.

Martin has been charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and discharge of a firearm in an occupied dwelling in the Martinsville Juvenile and Domestic Court.

Martin also faces reckless handling of a firearm, possession of a firearm by convicted felon, and possession of ammo by a convicted felon, and discharge of a firearm in the City charges in the Martinsville General District Court.


MARTINSVILLE, VA – A woman is in the hospital after an early Thursday morning shooting in Martinsville.

The Martinsville Police Department says they responded to Maplewood Apartments at 1446 West Fayette Street for reports of a shooting around 4:23 a.m.

A 45-year-old woman, who had been shot, was found at the scene and was airlifted to a Roanoke hospital.  

A man was arrested for unrelated charges and is being held without bond, according to police.

Authorities believe there was an argument between the man and the victim prior to the shooting.

There is believed to be no further danger to the public at this time. 

Anyone with information regarding the shooting should contact Lieutenant Jim Lovell at 276-403-5320.

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