Man Taken to Hospital After Bassett Shooting

Courtesy: ABC 13 Media Partner BTW-21 TV in Collinsville.

Bassett, VA - A shooting injured a man Wednesday afternoon in Bassett.

The Henry County Sheriff's Office says they received a call around 1:07 p.m. stating that an individual had been shot.

The victim reported that he was shot in the right leg and right hand while standing in the driveway of his residence on the 3000 Block of Columbus Drive in Bassett.

ABC 13 Media Partner BTW-21 out of Collinsville sent us a picture of the scene earlier Wednesday.

Law enforcement was not provided with any suspect information.

The victim is identified as Travis Lee Hawks, 26.

Hawks was taken by a family member to the Bassett Rescue Squad and was then transported to the Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County for treatment. He was then transferred to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Officials say Hawks' injuries are not life threatening.

Anyone having information pertaining to this shooting is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff's Office at (276) 638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (638-2-7463).

The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $1,000.00 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.