23-year-old shot to death in Hanover County identified; Juvenile in custody

Hanover County

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A juvenile was taken into custody by Hanover County Sheriff’s Office deputies based on evidence from a deadly shooting.

Authorities said they responded to the 8000 block of Bell Creek Road for a reported shooting around 10 p.m. Thursday. On the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Jacob Dwayne Martin of Mechanicsville.

The juvenile has since been charged with First Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.  

No additional suspects are being sought. Stay with 8News for updates.

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