An Axton man is being held with no bond in connection with an alleged shooting incident, according to a release from the Martinsville Police Department.
City authorities responded to a report of an apparent gunshot in the 1600 block of Spruce St. Ext., around 10:45 p.m. on November 25, according to the release.
Before arriving on the scene, officers saw a vehicle leaving the area, possibly being driven by the victim, the release stated.
Officers identified the driver and victim, who had a gunshot wound to her arm. The woman was escorted to the hospital where she was treated and then transferred to another medical facility for further treatment.
Investigators responded to the initial scene and processed it for evidence, the release stated.
Around 11:21 p.m., the Henry County Sheriff’s Office contacted Quinton Lamar Brandon, 35, of 417 Tommy Carter Road, Axton.
Brandon was transported to the city police department, where he was charged with aggravated malicious wounding, use of firearm committing a felony, discharge a firearm in occupied dwelling, reckless handling of a firearm, grand larceny, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm in the City of Martinsville, domestic assault, and strangulation.
The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Martinsville Police Sgt. Durham at (276) 403-5330 or Crime Stoppers at 276-632-7463.