News Flash Home
The original item was published from 5/17/2022 12:10:32 PM to 5/17/2022 12:11:38 PM.

News Flash

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases

Posted on: May 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 05-17-2022 Danville Police Actively Searching for Suspect in Deadly Morning Shooting

Andrew Menjivar photo

At 9:31 AM, the Danville Police Department responded to the apartment complex at 1575 Richmond Blvd for a call of a man being shot outside of an apartment.  Officers located a 29-year-old male Danville resident suffering from a fatal gunshot wound in the breezeway of the K building.  

The person of interest in this case has been identified as 24-year-old Andrew Jovanni Menjivar.  The belief is Menjivar left the apartment complex on foot, still in possession of a handgun wearing a white tank top style t-shirt.  Police are actively searching for Andrew Menjivar at this time, including the use of a trained K9 for tracking.  

The early investigation shows the deceased and the suspect were acquaintance's and this was not a random act, nor does it have any gang related nexus.  

The Danville Police Department is asking anyone who knows the whereabouts of Andrew Menjivar or may have seen him moving around this morning to contact the Danville Police Department by calling 911.  Although no direct threat to the public is known, the police department would ask citizens to contact 911 and avoid direct contact should they encounter Menjivar as he may still be armed.  

Crime scene and investigators are actively working the crime scene and further updates will be released when they are available, including the identity of the victim pending the notification of the next-of-kin.

Anyone with information on Manjivar's location or has information about this homicide may 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 https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=818#. Information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case will be eligible for a cash reward.  


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases

Danville Police Department Volunteers Group Photo

Second Volunteer Swear-In Ceremony Held

Posted on: February 16, 2024
DODSON_DEVONTA_LEWAYNE

Man Wanted following January Shooting

Posted on: February 2, 2024
News Alert

Scam Warning

Posted on: January 24, 2024
News Alert

Shooting Investigation

Posted on: January 18, 2024
News Alert

Officer Involved Shooting

Posted on: January 17, 2024
011524 Burglary Investigation (3)

UPDATE: Burglary Investigation

Posted on: January 15, 2024
011224 Child Pornography Charges

Child Pornography Charges Made

Posted on: January 12, 2024
December 2023 Promotions

Promotions

Posted on: January 3, 2024
Jones_Timothy

Chief Announces Command Staff Appointments

Posted on: December 22, 2023
News Alert

Traffic Fatality

Posted on: December 21, 2023
Danville PD Times SPECIAL EDITION

Danville PD Times SPECIAL EDITION

Posted on: December 20, 2023
Danville Passion Project Box

Danville Passion Project Box

Posted on: December 18, 2023
Greene, Christopher Daniel

Shooting Suspect Arrested; No Injuries

Posted on: December 16, 2023
News Alert

RESOLVED: Toys for Tots Incident

Posted on: December 12, 2023
IDDU Graduation

Winter IDDU Graduation Held

Posted on: December 5, 2023
News Alert

Arrest Made in November Shooting

Posted on: November 29, 2023