At approximately 1:41pm on July 6, 2019 the Martinsville-Henry County Emergency 911 Center received a call of a gunshot victim at a business located at 7640 Axton Rd. in Axton, VA.
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene. Prior to their arrival, the victim, Craig Keen of Axton, VA, was transported by personal vehicle to the UNC-Rockingham Health Care Emergency Room. According to a release, it was determined that someone entered into the Image Improvement Barbershop while it was open and robbed Keen at gunpoint. At some point, Keen was shot and suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The suspect fled in a newer model, SUV or hatchback style vehicle bearing an unknown North Carolina registration.
Keen is currently being treated for his injuries.