Two men charged after fatal Friday night shooting at Martinsville restaurant

Authorities identified two victims

Two men have been charged after a shooting on Friday night at a restaurant in Martinsville that left two men dead, according to Virginia State Police.

At about 10:30 p.m., an argument began at the El Norteno Restaurant’s bar area between several patrons, according to police. Authorities said the argument developed into a fight, which led to 23-year-old Keilo Martin of Martinsville and 33-year-old Shavon Reid of Martinsville being shot and killed.

Jenkins and Eggleston both face charges in connection with the shooting. (Martinsville Police Department)

Jamal Jenkins, 24, of Collinsville has been charged with first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, willful discharge of a firearm in a public place resulting in death.

Rosario Eggleston, 20, of Martinsville has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding, conspiracy to commit aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and willful discharge of a firearm in a public place resulting in death.

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State Police said two men are still being treated at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for gunshot wounds.

The investigation is ongoing, according to police.


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