According to a release from the Martinsville Police Department, on June 2, 2019 at approximately 9:30 pm, the Martinsville Police Department was notified of a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of a convenience store located at 937 E. Church Street. At this time evidence indicates that the incident was a result of an attempted armed robbery of an individual. Several vehicles and the building were struck with bullets. One person was shot with non-life threatening injuries who was taken to SOVAH of Martinsville and subsequently was flown to Carilion in Roanoke where he is being treated.

The case is currently under investigation and no further information will be given at this time.

If anyone has any information regarding this crime, contact Sgt R. L. Ratcliffe at 276-403-5331 or Crime Stoppers at 276-63-CRIME .