Former Martinsville Police Officer Indicted

Martinsville, VA - A former Martinsville police officer was indicted Monday for allegedly shooting his wife.

James Scott Witherow II was charged with use of a firearm in commission of a felony, aggravated malicious wounding, and discharge of a firearm in an occupied dwelling.
The charges stem from an incident on April 14.
Police could not confirm how long Witherow worked at the department, but they say he's retired.
Witherow will be back in court next month.