This morning at approximately 2:33am Danville Police received an emergency call that a person was lying in the street in the 200 block of Rocklawn Ave. When officers arrived they discovered a male lying in the roadway suffering from an injury consistent with a gunshot.
Emergency personnel transported the victim to SOVAH where he later died as the result of his injuries.
This incident is being investigated as a homicide.
The name of the victim is not being released at this time, pending family notification.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Information given will remain confidential.