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Posted on: May 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 05-19-2021 Danville man killed in shooting


Danville Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.

At 7:43 pm this evening, officers were dispatched to Purdum Woods Apartments at 1575 Richmond Blvd on a report of someone having been shot. Responding officers located a male laying on the sidewalk near the K building who had sustained an apparent gunshot wound to his chest. 

Officers immediately began to render first aid and CPR. The victim was identified as Jontavious Logan, 19 years of age, of Danville. He was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Investigators and crime scene continue to work through the night to collect evidence and follow leads. More information will be released when it becomes available. 

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