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Argument led to Henry County shooting, man being hospitalized




HENRY COUNTY, VA – A 56-year-old man is hospitalized with serious injuries after the Henry County Sheriff’s Office said he was shot following an argument on Tuesday night.


Around 8:12 pm, deputies were called to 1429 J. S. Holland Road for a man who had been shot.

Deputies arrived and say they found David Goodwin, who had suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

Goodwin was taken to SOVAH Health in Martinsville and then airlifted to a Roanoke hospital for treatment of serious injuries, according to the sheriff's office.

The investigation shows that Goodwin and 35-year-old Dustin Lyn Hylton got into an argument in the home and Hylton pulled out a firearm and shot Goodwin one time.


Hylton was arrested at the scene and charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.


He is currently being held in the Henry County Adult Detention Center with no bond.

Those with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 276-632-7463.


The Crimestoppers program offers rewards up to $2,500.00 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.



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