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Martinsville Police investigate shooting

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MARTINSVILLE (WSLS 10) Martinsville Police are investigating an overnight shooting at 207 Stuart Street.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found out an open house party invitation had been posted on Facebook and that 40 to 50 people showed up to the house.  Police learned Jontae Keyon Powell, 19, of Martinsville, was taken to the emergency room with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

While on scene, officers interviewed witnesses and Denzel Jamal Moyer, 21, of Ridgeway, was taken into custody.

Moyer was charged with the following:

Malicious Wounding

Use of a firearm during the commission of a felony

Discharge a firearm in the City limits: Misdemeanor

Discharge a firearm within an occupied dwelling

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Martinsville Police Department at 403-5300.