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Two men arrested, charged in connection to shooting in Martinsville


Calvin Dominique Beal and Chavis Devon Martin

MARTINSVILLE, VA – Two men were arrested and charged in connection to a shooting in Martinsville.


On January 15 at around 11:49 p.m., the Martinsville Police Department responded to a call of shots fired near the intersection of First Street and B Street.


Investigators processed the scene for evidence and say they discovered that a home in the 400 block of First Street and a vehicle was hit by gunfire.


The police department arrested two Martinsville men in connection with the shooting on Friday.


Chavis Devon Martin, 40, of 111 Gravley Street was charged with:

  • Shooting into an occupied dwelling

  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

  • Felony vandalism

  • Malicious wounding

  • Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony

  • Discharging a firearm within the city limits

  • Reckless handling of a firearm


Calvin Dominique Beal, 31, of 200 First Street was charged with:

  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

  • Reckless handling of a firearm

  • Discharging a firearm within the city limits


Both are being held in the Martinsville City Jail without bond.


The case is still under investigation.


Anyone that has any other information regarding this crime, should contact Sergeant Durham at 276-403-5330 or Crime Stoppers at 276-632-7463. Information that leads to the arrest and conviction of suspects in this case are eligible for up to $2,500.00 in reward money.

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