Man hospitalized with gunshot wound after altercation in Henry County

35-year-old Dustin Hylton, arrested for multiple charges including malicious wounding in Henry...
35-year-old Dustin Hylton, arrested for multiple charges including malicious wounding in Henry County.(Henry County Sheriff's Office.)
Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 7:17 AM EST
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HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A man was hospitalized with a gunshot wound after an altercation at a home in Henry County Tuesday night, according to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say a call came in around 8:12 p.m. about a person who had been shot in the 1400 block of J S Holland Rd in Ridgeway.

Deputies found 56-year-old David Goodwin suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Goodwin was taken to SOVAH Health in Martinsville and then flown to a hospital in Roanoke for treatment of serious injuries.

Deputies say the investigation indicates Goodwin and 35-year-old Dustin Hylton were at a home in the 1400 block of J S Holland Rd, where an argument occurred. During the argument, deputies say Hylton pulled a gun on Goodwin and shot him once.

Hylton was arrested and charged with malicious wounding and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He is being held without bond at the Henry County Adult Detention Center.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 632-7463. The Crimestoppers program offers rewards up to $2,500 for information related to the crime.