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Teen is shot at Rivermont Apartments
Sunday, September 2, 2012
By BULLETIN STAFF REPORTS -
Martinsville police are investigating the shooting of a teenager at Rivermont Apartments early Saturday.
Around 5:07 a.m. that day, officers responded to the apartment complex in the 1400 block of Fayette Street in reference to a call that shots had been fired, according to a news release. Moments later, the 911 Center received another call that a black female was being treated for a gunshot wound at the emergency room at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, the release stated.
An officer went to the hospital and learned that the 18-year-old victim, who police did not identify, was shot at Rivermont, the release stated.
The victim later was airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for further treatment, the release added.
Police released no other information on the incident Saturday.
An investigation is continuing. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 63CRIME (632-7463). Capt. Eddie Cassady, Lt. Mark Gilbert and Investigator Dawn Vaughn are the lead investigators.