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Posted on: August 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Early Morning Shooting

Shortly after 5:00AM, the Danville Police Department responded to calls of shots being fired in the area of Glendale Avenue and Verne Street.  Shortly after those initial calls, a 26-year-old Danville man arrived at the emergency room suffering from a single gunshot wound to the back.  Officers and investigators located the crime scene on Glendale Avenue near Verne Street and have been processing it throughout the morning.  The victim was in a vehicle which appeared the target of the assault and struck while inside.  This is an active and ongoing investigation.  At the time of this release, the victim is in critical condition.  

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact the Danville Police Department through any available platforms to include calling patrol at 799-6510, investigations at 799-6508, calling 911, contacting Crime stoppers at 434-793-0000, through social media or use our crime tips app CARE at Information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case will be eligible for a cash reward.  

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