Police identify homicide victim in deadly shooting at Woodside Village apartments in Danville

Authorities say they are looking for several persons of interest


Two arrests have been made in connection with this incident. Read more here.


The Danville Police Department has identified a homicide victim in a deadly overnight shooting.

Authorities say it happened shortly after midnight in the 1300 block of Piney Forest Road at Woodside Village apartments

We’re told a man, identified as 37-year-old Marcus Hairston, was found dead and another was also found with non-life-threatening injuries. Later, DPD said two others were found injured.

In addition to this, the Danville Police Department says during the course of the investigation, they were alerted about another male who arrived at SOVAH Danville with a gunshot wound that is non-life threatening.

At this time, Danville Police are looking for several persons of interest, according to the police department.

A H.E.A.R.T. (Heal and Engage After Recent Trauma) Walk will be held at Woodside Village at 4 p.m. Monday, May 1.


The Danville Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man was found dead at Woodside Village apartments.

Authorities say he was discovered in the 1300 block of Piney Forest Road shortly after midnight. Another man was also found with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Details are limited at this time, but we’re working for you to learn more.

Anyone who has information is asked to please contact the Danville Police Department by either calling patrol at 434-799-6510 option 4, investigations at 434-799-6508 option 1, and option 1 again, calling 911, contacting Crime Stoppers at 434-793-0000, approach any officer you see, through social media, via email crimetips@danvilleva.gov, or use our crime tips app CARE at www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=818#.

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Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.