Suspect taken into custody following Danville shooting

Terry NMN West of Danville, wanted on multiple charges including malicious wounding.
Terry NMN West of Danville, wanted on multiple charges including malicious wounding.(Danville Police Department)
Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 10:07 AM EDT
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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Terry West Jr. was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon after a brief foot pursuit near a home in the 1600 block of Piney Forest Road.

West Jr. was taken to the Danville City Jail.

EARLIER STORY: The Danville Police Department is searching for a suspect after a shooting at an apartment complex Monday night, according to the department.

Police say they responded at 8:41 p.m. to the 1300 block of Piney Forest Road, in the area of the D building, for a report of shots fired, and they found a man with a gunshot wound. Officers provided the man with medical assistance until he was taken to a hospital for treatment of what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

An investigation led to charges being filed against 21-year-old Terry NMN West of Danville for malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Police are asking the public for assistance in finding West and say he was last reported seen running from the scene of the shooting, still armed with a handgun. Police say West should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on West’s location or has information on the shooting are asked to call the Danville Police Department at 434-799-6510.

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