Man arrested in North Carolina for killing man in Danville

Traquon Allen (Danville Police Department).
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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7)- A man has been arrested in North Carolina for the murder of a man in Danville.

Traquon L. Allen, 18, of Danville, is charged with Second Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in Commision of a Felony. Extradition to Virginia is pending.

19-year-old Xavier N. Carson was shot Tuesday evening along Edmonds Street near Chatham Avenue.

This is an ongoing investigation; anyone with information is asked to contact the Danville Police Department at 434-793-0000 or 434-799-6510 or use the CARE app here.

As police continue to investigate, a HEART Walk is planned for Wednesday morning. The program works to engage the community after traumatic or violent incidents, to let people know about resources available to them.

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Traquon Allen (Danville Police Department)
Crime scene photo. WDBJ7 photo
Crime scene photo. WDBJ7 photo