UPDATE: Police arrest Danville man immediately after retailer manager survives remaining shot in the head Wednesday

UPDATE 5:44 p.m.: A gentleman is dealing with a number of charges immediately after being accused of shooting a Danville shop supervisor in the head Wednesday afternoon.

The Danville Law enforcement Department says officers responded to a 911 simply call about a capturing at 3316 Riverside Travel within the American Freight, Home furniture, Mattress, and Appliance at 2:25 p.m.

When law enforcement arrived on the scene, they say 32-yr-outdated Jaivon Alonzo Scott ran absent, but officers chased after him, took him into custody close by, and recovered a small caliber handgun.

The sufferer, in accordance to the division, was a 29-12 months-previous keep supervisor who was taken to the medical center with a one gunshot wound to the head. Having said that, when officers visited the target later on Wednesday afternoon, they says he was warn and in steady situation.

Authorities say Scott, a Danville resident, was a retail outlet staff and was at perform when he shot the manager and still left the shop. Even while other staff members were being in the retail store at the time, no person else was hurt.

We realize the shock an incident like this can have on a group. Officers went to each and every enterprise in that searching center this afternoon to enable the staff and shoppers know the scene was protected and give them with as considerably information as we had obtainable at the time. 

Even though this is a tragic event, we are grateful for the witnesses who presented very good information dispatchers who immediately bought that information and facts out and our officers who arrested Scott devoid of hurting him or allowing anyone else get hurt. 

Danville Law enforcement Office

Police say Scott has been charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the fee of a felony, discharging a firearm in an occupied creating, shooting a firearm in the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

If you have any data about this shooting, you are requested to connect with the Danville Law enforcement Division at (434) 793-0000


DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — One person has been hospitalized soon after a taking pictures inside of a Danville business enterprise, law enforcement introduced Wednesday afternoon.

In accordance to the Danville Police Department’s Facebook submit just ahead of 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, the capturing took location at 3316 Riverside Generate.

Law enforcement say they believe the suspect is in custody at this time.

One person was brought to the hospital critically injured, but nonetheless inform, officers say.

The section says this shooting was an isolated incident involving two people.

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