Press "Enter" to skip to content

Update: accused shooter faces several charges after three people shot in Pittsylvania County

Update: Martinsville police said 31 year old Telvin Hairston of Martinsville faces three counts of malicious wounding, three counts of use of firearm in the commission of a felony.

Hairston also faces one count of possession of firearm by convicted felon and one count for armed burglary and is currently held in jail with no bond.

Detectives say the incident happened over domestic relations.


On Saturday just before 3 p.m., the Pittsylvania County 911 Center said they received reports of several people having been shot at 2838 Sandy River Road in Axton, Va.

When the deputies with the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office arrived, they found three adult victims with gun shot wounds.

Those three people were flown to area hospitals for treatment, according to officials.

The suspect, identified as Telvin Hairston, 31 of Martinsville, Va. was arrested in Henry County a short time later.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

Source: WSLS News 10

Be First to Comment

    Leave a Reply