Five people were injured in a shooting that occurred on Alvis Road in Brunswick County early Sunday morning. According to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, a 9-1-1 call at 12:59 a.m. alerted deputies to the shooting. Upon responding to the scene, deputies determined that the victims had left the scene, but they arrested Isaiah Stith, 21, of Lawrenceville, Virginia, and Maurice Webb, 18, of Lynchburg, Virginia. Both were transported to Meherrin River Regional Jail. Stith is charged with reckless handling of a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon. Webb is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
VCU Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill reported the arrival of three people with gunshot wounds. Those victims were Tammy Clary, 44, of La Crosse, Virginia; Janie Smith, 22, of Lawrenceville, Virginia, and Teairha Bennett, 26, of Henderson, North Carolina. Smith was airlifted to MCV in Richmond, and Clary was transported to MCV by ambulance.
The Warren County, North Carolina, Sheriff’s Office reported the presence of two additional victims at a North Carolina rest area. Darius Hendricks, 31, of Emporia, Virginia, and Antonio Atcherson, 19, of Emporia, Virginia, were airlifted to Duke University Hospital with gunshot wounds.
After additional interviews conducted by the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, O’Dayle Evans, 28, of Lawrenceville, Virginia, was also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
According to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, the investigation is ongoing and more charges will be sought. Anyone with information is asked to call the office at (434) 848-3133 or Brunswick County Crime Solvers at (434) 848-2336.
The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office; the Lawrenceville Police Department; the Warren County, North Carolina, Sheriff’s Office; Virginia State Police; the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries; the South Hill Police Department; Brunswick EMS; Central Rescue; Southside Rescue; Boydton Life Station and Lake Gaston First Responders have all assisted the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office in responding to the incident.
The victims were reported to be in a stable condition as of Sunday afternoon.