Incident

1-01-2020 Virginia Martinsville 1-1

Location

January 01, 2020

Theatre St and Joseph Martin Hwy
Martinsville, Virginia
Geolocation: 36.6448, -79.8752

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Officer Michael Panos
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Thomas Joe Braxton III
  • Age: 37
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator shot
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

Henry County, police officer and pickup driver shot during shootout after pursuit from attempted traffic stop at Memorial Blvd and Askin St, Taurus .45 cal semi

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 45 Auto
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 9
State Senate District: 20
State House District: 14