Two Martinsville men are being held with no bond in connection with the shooting of a Stuart man.
Leif Keiglen Rider Hughes, 18, of Sunrise Ave., Martinsville, was charged with aggravated malicious wounding, armed robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery, according to a release form the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.
Tymear Rayvonne Thompson, 20, of First Street, Martinsville, was charged with two counts use of a firearm during the commission of a felony and one count each aggravated malicious wounding, armed robbery, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, the release stated.
All the charges stem from a June 2 incident, after the Martinsville-Henry County 911 Center
received a call around 1:57 a.m. that a person had been shot in an incident on S & L Court, Collinsville, authorities said.
When deputies arrived on scene at approx. 1:59 a.m., they found Mason Wasoski, 19, of Stuart, inside his vehicle. Wasoski had suffered a gunshot wound to the head. He was air-lifted to Roanoke for treatment of life-threatening injuries. He remains hospitalized from the gunshot wound.
During the investigation, authorities determined there was a plan to rob Wasoski, who was scheduled to meet two men in Collinsville.
Wasoski was robbed and subsequently shot before the shooter allegedly fled the scene, the release stated.
This investigation is ongoing, and authorities ask anyone with information about the incident to call the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at (276) 638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).
The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2,500 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.