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Posted on: December 23, 2018

[ARCHIVED] 12-23-18 Homicide

This morning at approximately 3:09 a.m. Danville Police responded to the 400 block of Downing Drive in reference to shots being fired. When officers arrived they discovered two victims of apparent gunshot related wounds at the residence.

One victim, a 23-year-old female, was transported to SOVAH Health for further treatment. 

The second victim, a 31-year-old male was deceased at the scene. 

At the time of this release the female victim was undergoing surgery. 

The body of the deceased male will be transported to the Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy. His name is being withheld pending notification of family.

This incident is being investigated as a homicide.

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