18-year-old arrested after fatal Danville shooting

Victim was 19 years old

GF Default - 18-year-old charged with second-degree murder in death of Danville man
GF Default - 18-year-old charged with second-degree murder in death of Danville man

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.



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