DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) Danville police are investigating the shooting death of a child.
Few details are available. It happened around 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of Edmonds St.
When they responded, officers found a boy suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. He later died at Danville Regional Medical Center.
While police aren't saying much about the incident, WDBJ7 reached out to a pastor from a church just down the street from where this happened.
He said the incident is devastating.
Pastor Loretta Murray said, "I was very very sad. It's heartbreaking too for a young child's life to be taken out like that. It was very devastating in my spirit because I know that shouldn't have happened."
Police are investigating the situation. The child's name and age have not been released.