Martinsville Man Jailed After Incident with His Mother

Henry County, VA - A Martinsville man is in jail tonight after an incident with his mother.

The Henry County Sheriff's Office says they responded to a shooting call at the 180 block of Cardinal Lane.

After their investigation, they found that 28-year-old Rufus Moyer got into an argument with his mother, 62-year-old Lula Moyer.

They say Rufus assaulted his mother; she then shot him once in the leg.

Officers say he was taken to the hospital, treated, and then released.

Rufus has been charged with one count of domestic assault and battery and being held at the Henry County Jail without bond.