Arrest made in shooting at Martinsville beauty salon


MARTINSVILLE (WSLS 10) Martinsville Police arrest the man they say was involved in a shooting at a beauty salon.

Ricky Wayne Hairston Sr, 64, of First Street Martinsville has been arrested for Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Reckless Handling of a Firearm, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and Shooting into an Occupied Building.


Monday at 6:17 pm Martinsville Police Officers were called to a beauty salon located at 61 Fayette Street in reference to gunshots. Officers arrived and were met by two adult females. One of the females had been shot multiple times, but none of the injuries appeared to be life threatening. A witness and the victim identified the suspect as the victim's estranged husband, Ricky Wayne Hairston Sr.

The victim was taken to the Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.

At 6:45 pm family members assisted the police in convincing Mr. Hairston to turn himself in. Mr. Hairston was arrested at the Police Department. He is currently in the Martinsville City Jail being held without bail. Anyone having additional information is encouraged to contact Sgt. Donn Shumate at (276) 403-5330 or our Crime Stoppers line at (276) 632-7463.