On Friday, Oct. 11 at approximately 8:50 p.m., Danville police responded to the 700 block of Paxton Street on a shots fired call.

Officers found 17-year-old Danville resident Genesis Salarae Horton suffering from gunshot wounds to his torso. 

Horton was transported to Sovah Health in Danville where he died as a result of his injuries. 

Horton's body will be taken to the medical examiner's office in Roanoke for an autopsy. 

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 911, Danville Crime Stoppers at (434) 793-0000, the Detective Division at (434) 199-6508, or email crimetips@danvilleva.gov. Information given will remain confidential. 

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