Update: Victim Identified In Fatal Danville Shooting

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DANVILLE - The Danville Police Department says a Thursday afternoon shooting  left a 19-year-old man dead.

Danville police say officers were dispatched to a home on Fairweight Street at about 2:00 p.m. for a report of shots fired.  Upon arriving, officers say they found Shannon Brown of Danville on the front porch of the home.  Brown was taken from the scene by ambulance to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The results of the preliminary autopsy show that Brown was shot multiple times.

According to the preliminary investigation, Danville police say Brown was standing on the porch with others when the unknown suspect ran up to the porch as fired several shots.  Police say detectives continue to investigate this shooting.

If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-8477.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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