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Halifax County deputies search for second-degree murder suspect

Deputies said he is to be considered armed and dangerous

Jeffrey Franklin Davis
Jeffrey Franklin Davis (Halifax County Sheriff's Office)

HALIFAX COUNTY, Va. – Deputies are searching for a second-degree murder suspect believed to be armed and dangerous, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Jeffrey Franklin Davis, 48, has a felony arrested warrant of second-degree murder issued against him for his alleged involvement in a shooting on Harmony Road Friday night, authorities said.

On Friday at 10:52 p.m., Halifax County deputies and Virginia State Police responded to a call at a residence on Harmony Road about a possible shooting.

Law enforcement arrived to find a man who had been shot laying in the driveway, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

First responders tried to help the man; however, he died and was taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke.

Authorities have not yet released his name.

Anyone with information about this case or the whereabouts of Davis is asked to contact the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office at 434-476-3339.

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