Martinsville Police release warrants for teenager in connection with Sunday afternoon shooting


MARTINSVILLE, VA (WFXR) — Police are searching for a Martinsville teenager in connection with a shooting that happened Sunday afternoon.

The Martinsville Police Department says the shooting happened around 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, on Starling Avenue at the intersection of Wilson Street.

According to police, shots were fired at a blue Camaro and the driver was shot in the leg. The driver was reportedly treated at Sovah Health-Martinsville for non-life threatening injuries and has since been released.

The department says warrants have been issued for 18-year-old Nyzah Antonio Bradley of Martinsville.

Police say the warrants against Bradley include charges for malicious wounding, shooting into an occupied vehicle, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, reckless handling of a firearm, and discharging a firearm in the city.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have information about this shooting, contact Sgt. Durham at (276) 403-5330.

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