Two Martinsville residents are being held in the Martinsville City Jail without bond following their arrests Friday, Jan. 29 in connection with an alleged shooting incident.
Chavis Devon Martin, 40 of 111 Gravely St. Martinsville, was charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, felony vandalism, malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, discharging a firearm within the city limits, and reckless handling of a firearm.
Calvin Dominique Beal, 31 of 200 First St. Martinsville, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, reckless handling of a firearm, and discharging a firearm within the city limits.
All the charges are in connection with an alleged incident on January 15.
Around 11:49 p.m., the Martinsville Police Department responded to a call of shots fired near the intersection of First St. and B St.
Officers and Investigators processed the scene for evidence and discovered that a home in the 400 block of First St., along with a vehicle, was struck by gunfire.
The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with any other information is encouraged to call Martinsville Police Sgt. Durham at (276) 403-5330 or Crime Stoppers at (276) 632-7463.
Information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those involved are eligible for up to $2,500 in reward money.