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Posted on: February 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 02-05-2022 Police Seek Public Assistance in Shooting Incident

Ruskin St suspect vehicle

At approximately 8:20 AM on the morning of February 5, 2022, Danville Police officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Ruskin Street in reference shots being fired.  Officers located shell casings and a scene consistent with a shooting incident having occurred. Officers performed a canvas, but no victim was located.  Follow up with medical facilities also did not turn up any victim in this shooting.  

The investigation continued in the area of the 200 block of Ruskin Street where surveillance video was located, which captured the event. Officers were able to determine a white Nissan sedan passed by a black male walking along the street. Unknown assailants fired from inside the car as the male fled on foot. The vehicle was not located in follow up efforts.

The Danville Police Department is now asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect vehicle attached to this case, as well as anyone with information, including witnesses or victims.

 Anyone who may have information to aide in efforts to identify the vehicle or suspects in this case are asked to contact the Danville Police Department at 434-793-0000 Crime Stoppers, call 911 if location is immediately known, call non-emergency dispatch if time permits at 434-799-5111 option 8, email through the website, message through social media platforms or use our crime tips app CARE at

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