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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Improvised incendiary devices used at local motel.

At approximately 9:24 am today Danville Police Officers were called to 1030 Piney Forest Road in reference to a car fire and shots fired. The employee at 1030 Piney Forest Rd. had called to report that a vehicle was on fire in the parking lot. When she went outside to determine what had happened, shots were fired in her direction. There were no injuries reported.

Once on scene officers found a vehicle with burn marks from improvised incendiary devices. Debris was scattered nearby and collected for evidence. Additional evidence was recovered and a K-9 team was called in to track. At this time the investigation is ongoing.

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