Suspect arrested after another shooting on Hughes Street in Danville; residents are left on edge

Published: Sep. 30, 2019 at 5:15 PM EDT
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A man was arrested Monday evening in connection to a shooting in Danville Sunday morning along Hughes Street.

According to Danville Police, Rayshawn Wa-Heim Bennett, 18, has been charged with use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and shooting into an occupied building.

Danville Police say he was arrested without contest, and is being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond. He has also been identified as the man reported as sustaining gunshot injuries in the original release.

The Danville Police Department asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call 911, Danville Crime Stoppers (434-793-0000), the Detective Division (434-799-7508) or to email and that information will be confidential.


Danville Police are searching for the person who shot a man and woman and injured another person Sunday morning after a gathering at the Outcast Motorcycle Clubhouse.

While police are unsure of the Outcast Motorcycle Club or members were involved in the gathering or shooting, they say the clubhouse has been a new addition to their radar,

"We are familiar with it, it's a new location for us to be aware of but we are looking into what exactly was going on." said Captain Matt Carter, Danville Police.

This is the second shooting on Hughes Street this year.

In July, a man was found dead in his car with gunshot wounds

on the same block as Sunday morning's shooting.

The shooting and other recent crimes on that street has left residents in fear of what could happen next.

"We definitely stepped up our presence in that area, we have already done that prior to this incident, the biggest thing we can ask for from the public is for people to call us and give us information." said Carter.

Police have not connected the shooting or gathering directly to the Outcast Motorcycle Club or members.

All the victims are expected to recover.

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