Suspect arrested in Danville apartment shooting

Kyon Herbin mugshot (Danville Police Department)
Kyon Herbin mugshot (Danville Police Department)(Danville Police Department)
Published: May. 21, 2023 at 7:22 PM EDT
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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Danville Police say a suspect has been arrested for the killing of a teenager Sunday.

20-year-old Kyon Marquez Herbin was captured in Burlington, North Carolina. Herbin has been charged with second-degree murder and malicious wounding.

Danville PD is hosting a H.E.A.R.T. walk Monday, May 22 at 4 p.m. in Purdum Woods.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Danville Police Department is investigating the homicide of a 16-year-old at the 1500 block of Richmond Boulevard Sunday afternoon.

Police found the deceased teen shortly after 2 p.m. at the K building of Purdum Woods Apartments. The 16-year-old died as a result of a gunshot wound.

A 19-year-old victim was also shot but sustained non-life-threatening injuries, according to medics.

Police say a suspect has been identified and is being sought.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Danville Police Department by calling patrol at 434-799-6510 option 4, investigations at 434-799-6508 option 1, and option 1 again, or calling 911.