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Martinsville police investigate shooting at Rivermont Apartments

The police department says an 18-year-old woman was shot.

September 01, 2012|WDBJ7 Web Staff

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Martinsville police are investigating an overnight shooting near the Rivermont Apartments.

Investigators say at about 5:00am Saturday, officers were called to the apartment complex in the 1400 block of Fayette Street on report of shots fired. A few minutes later, the city's 911 center received a call that a woman was being treated for a gunshot wound at the Martinsville and Henry County Memorial Hospital. The officers went to the hospital, where they learned the patient was the one shot at the Rivermont Apartments.

The 18-year-old had to be flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

No arrests have been made. The police department says its investigation is continuing. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 63CRIME (632-7463).

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