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Man arrested for shooting incident on Armstead Avenue in Martinsville



MARTINSVILLE, VA – A man is jail for shooting at a person’s vehicle several times in Martinsville.


The Martinsville Police Department received a call regarding a fight in progress with shots fired in the area of Armstead Avenue last Thursday at about 6:15 p.m.


A short time after the call, the victims came to the police department to report they had been shot on Armstead Avenue.


According to police, no one was injured in the incident.


However, the police department said the victim’s vehicle was struck several times by gunfire.


36-year-old Anthony Eugene Moore, of 515 Armstead Avenue, was arrested Tuesday for the shooting.


He was charged with:

  • Shooting into an occupied vehicle

  • Possession of a firearm by a violent felon

  • Reckless handling of a firearm

  • Discharging a firearm within the City of Martinsville


Moore is being held at the Martinsville City Jail without bond.


This case is still under investigation and anyone with any other information regarding this crime, is asked to contact Lieutenant Sandy Hines at 276-403-5328 or Crime Stoppers at 276-632-7463.


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