Stuart teenager arrested in deadly shooting of Martinsville man

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PATRICK COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) —A Patrick County teen faces second-degree murder charges, after allegedly shooting a man Sunday night.

The Sheriff’s Office says 18-year-old Lonnie Deandre Reynolds of Stuart was arrested Monday morning.

According to Sheriff Dan Smith, the victim 27-year-old Damien Hairston of Martinsville died after a single gunshot wound.

Virginia State Police assisted the Sheriff’s office with processing evidence at the crime scene.

Reynolds faces charges of second-degree murder, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, discharging a firearm within 1000 feet of a school, and reckless handling of a firearm.

He is being held without bail in the Patrick County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing.


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