Two facing charges in connection to Giles County shooting

Victim has been treated and released from the hospital, authorities said

Authorities are searching for Billy Martin in connection to a shooting in Giles County
Authorities are searching for Billy Martin in connection to a shooting in Giles County (Giles County Sheriff's Office)

GILES COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

A man and a woman are both facing charges after an early morning shooting in Giles County, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said they received a call about someone who was shot in the 500 block of Painter School Road in Pembroke around 1:17 a.m.

Just before 2 a.m., deputies said they found a pickup truck on private property off of Painter School Road near Royal Drive. Deputies said they found Angela Boyd, 51, inside the truck. Billy Martin, 44, ran away from the scene before deputies arrived, authorities said.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, officers from Narrows, Pearisburg, Pembroke and Virginia State Police formed a perimeter around the area and took Martin into custody less than a mile away. Authorities said Boyd was also arrested.

Boyd and Martin have been charged with breaking and entering while armed with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to break and enter, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

The victim of the shooting has been treated at a local hospital and released, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Authorities are not releasing the victim’s name at this time.



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