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Posted on: March 29, 2018

03-29-18 Charges Brought in Overnight Shooting

Hunt Johnson

Two men have been charged in an overnight shooting. 


Charges have been brought in the shooting incident at Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot that sent two men to the hospital. Marcus Maurice Hunt, age 31 and Joshua Lashawn Johnson, age 27 have been charged. Both men arrived at the hospital with gunshot injuries. The investigation revealed that the men were shooting at one another at the time of the incident.


Hunt is charged with Malicious Wounding in violation of VA State Code 18.2-51.2 and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony in violation of VA State Code 18.2-53.1. 

Hunt continues to receive treatment at an undisclosed medical facility.


Johnson is charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Violent Felon in violation of VA State Code 18.2-308.2 and Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle in violation of VA State Code 18.2-154.

Johnson also continues to receive treatment at an undisclosed medical facility. 


Both men are expected to recover from their injuries. 


The investigation is active an ongoing, and additional individuals may be charged. 


Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call 911, Danville Crime Stoppers at (434) 793-0000, the Danville Police Department at (434) 799-6508, or via our crime tips line on your computer at crimetips@danvilleva.gov. Information given will remain confidential.


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