On April 1, 2019 at approximately 12:35pm, the Martinsville-Henry County Emergency 911 Center received a call that an individual had been shot at 719 Daniels Creek Rd., Fieldale, VA. Deputies arrived on scene and located a male victim inside the residence with what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim, Alton Laron Baker, 19, of 719 Daniels Creek Rd., Fieldale, VA was subsequently airlifted to a medical facility in Roanoke where he underwent surgery for gunshot wounds to the torso and arm. The victim stated that he was outside when 2 black males in a black vehicle with dark windows fired a gun at him hitting him 2 times. Through the course of the investigation illegal narcotics were discovered inside of the residence.
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Bill Wyatt holds a B.S. in Telecommunications from Radford University. He is a radio and television station owner, journalist, broadcaster, web designer, and media consultant.