Two charged after shooting at a funeral in Henry County

Keilo Martin

Keilo Martin

Jacarre Hairston-Shabazz

Jacarre Hairston-Shabazz

From Henry County Sheriff’s Office: On October 31, 2016 at approximately 2:33pm, the Martinsville/Henry County Emergency 911 Center received a call of shots fired during a funeral service at Carver Memorial Gardens located at 2256 Carver Rd., Martinsville, Virginia.  Responding deputies were able to give out a description of the vehicle that the suspects fled in. At 2:47pm, the suspect vehicle was located on Field Ave. in Fieldale by a Martinsville City Police Officer. During the ensuing traffic stop, it was discovered that 2 passengers were in possession of concealed handguns. While this traffic stop was taking place approximately 20 to 25 people came from the funeral to the scene of the traffic stop and attempted to cause a disruption. Law enforcement was able to de-escalate this situation without incident. There were no injuries reported from the shots fired at Carver Memorial Gardens. Keilo Anton Martin, 19, of 1426 Askin St., Apt. #2, Martinsville, Virginia was arrested and charged with one count of possession of a concealed weapon and five counts of reckless handling of a firearm. All charges are misdemeanors. He was jailed on a $4500.00 secure bond. Jacarre Doreya Hairston-Shabazz, 19, of 115 Village St., Martinsville, Virginia was arrested and charged with one count of possession of a concealed weapon, misdemeanor. He was released on $2500.00 unsecured bond.

 

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