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Posted on: February 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 02-03-2021 Homicide investigation


*Correction - the victim was most recently a resident of Pittsylvania County* 

Danville Police are investigating an afternoon shooting that left a 21-year-old Pittsylvania County man dead. 

A citizen called 911 at about 3:15 p.m. about a man lying in the 600 block of Cabell Street with what the caller thought was a gunshot wound.

Police and EMS arrived and found the victim, Jaylan Fitzgerald, deceased and his injuries were consistent with gunshot wounds.

Investigators were canvassing the neighborhood and crime scene was collecting evidence from the scene at the time of this release. Police do not have any suspect information to release at this time. In the meantime, we ask that anyone who may have information on this case to please contact us at 434-793-0000 or use our crime tips app CARE at

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