One man dead after shooting in Danville

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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) - On October 11, Danville Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 700 block of Paxton Street.

At approximately 8:50 p.m., officers arrived to find a 17-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his torso.The victim - Genesis Horton - was transported to Danville Regional medical Center, but died as a result of his injuries.

Horton's body will be taken to the Medical Examiner's office in Roanoke for autopsy. This is an ongoing investigation.

Danville Police asks anyone with information to call 911, Danville Crime Stoppers at 434-793-0000 or the Detective Division at 434-799-6508. You can also email

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