Two dead, two injured in Friday night Martinsville shooting after altercation inside restaurant

The two wounded men were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries

Police at El Norteno after deadly shooting on Jan. 5 2021
Police at El Norteno after deadly shooting on Jan. 5 2021 (WSLS 10)

MARTINSVILLE, Va.UPDATE

El Norteno, the restaurant where the deadly shooting happened on Feb. 5, lost its ABC license after officials did an investigation.

This means the establishment can’t purchase or sell alcoholic beverages.

Police said this shooting began as an altercation at the bar area of the restaurant.


UPDATE

Virginia State Police are investigating a series of shootings that happened at a Mexican restaurant in Martinsville Friday night that left two people dead and two others in critical condition.

At about 10:30 p.m., an argument began at the El Norteno Restaurant’s bar area between several patrons. The argument developed into an altercation that resulted in a 23-year-old man and a 33-year-old man being shot and killed.


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