23-year-old man arrested in connection with Martinsville shooting

Happened just around 6:41 p.m. on Monday

Tamarius Keshun Martin, 23 of Martinsville (Martinsville Police Department)


A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that happened earlier this week, according to the Martinsville Police Department.

Tamarius Keshun Martin, of Martinsville, has been taken into custody and currently faces the following felony charges:

  • Malicious wounding
  • Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
  • Shooting into an occupied building

Authorities say he is being held without bond.


The Martinsville Police Department has released more details about a shooting that left a young man hurt Monday night.

The victim in the incident, which happened at about 7 p.m. near Fayette and Spencer Streets, has been identified as 19-year-old Jasoni Hairston, of Martinsville.

Hairston was taken to SOVAH Martinsville and then transferred to Carillion Roanoke after being shot in the leg, according to the police department.

Officials say the incident is under investigation.

Anyone with information related to the incident should contact the Martinsville Police Department.

We will continue to update this article as we learn more.


A man was shot around 6:41 p.m. Monday in Martinsville, according to the Martinsville Police Department.

Authorities said a 9-11 call was made in the area of Fayette Street and officers were able to locate the man, who was transported to the hospital by Martinsville Fire and EMS.

Police say they don’t have any suspects at this time.

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