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Three people shot, suspect arrested in Pittsylvania County

Three people shot, suspect arrested in Pittsylvania County

AXTON, Va. – Just before 3:00 p.m., Saturday, the Pittsylvania County 911 Center said they received reports that multiple people had been shot at 2838 Sandy River Road in Axton, Virginia.

When deputies from the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office arrived, they found three adult victims with gunshot wounds.

The three people were airlifted to area hospitals for treatment, according to officials.

The suspect, identified as 31-year-old Telvin Hairston of Martinsville, Virginia, was arrested in Henry County a short time later.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

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