DANVILLE, Va. – UPDATE
An 18-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder after a deadly shooting earlier this week.
Authorities say Traquon Allen of Danville was charged in relation to the death of 19-year-old Xavier Carson, who was reportedly shot to death Tuesday evening. He’s also been charged with use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
The incident happened just before 6 p.m. near the 600 block of Edmonds Street, according to Danville police.
Officers responded to a shots fired call and found Carson with a gunshot wound in his chest.
Carson was taken to Danville Regional Medical Center where he died as a result of his injuries, according to Danville police.
Allen is in custody in North Carolina pending extradition to Virginia, according to police.