Man hospitalized with serious injuries after Henry County shooting

Authorities were called to Holland Road at about 8 p.m. Tuesday

Dustin Lyn Hylton, 35, of Ridgeway, Virginia, has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting. (Henry County Sheriff's Office)

HENRY COUNTY, Va. – A man is in the hospital with serious injuries after an argument led to a shooting in Ridgeway Tuesday night, according to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies told 10 News that the incident happened at about 8 p.m. in the 1400 block of J.S. Holland Road, as seen below:

The sheriff’s office has confirmed that the victim, 56-year-old David Goodwin, was shot in the abdomen by 35-year-old Dustin Hylton, who has been identified as the suspect, after an argument broke out while they were in a home together.

Goodwin was transported to SOVAH Health Martinsville before being airlifted to Roanoke for treatment of serious injuries, officials say.

According to the sheriff’s office, Hylton was taken into custody at the scene and has been charged with malicious wounding and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

He is currently being held in the Henry County Adult Detention Center without bond.

Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463). 

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