Terry West Jr.

Terry West Jr. 

The Danville police were able to locate shooting suspect Terry West Jr. and take him into custody in connection with a shooting on Monday night.

West fled to a residence in the 1600 block of Piney Forest Road and was apprehended after a short foot pursuit.

West is charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted The Danville police were called to 1321 Piney Forest Road at 8:41 p.m. in the area of the D building on a report of someone being shot.

Officers found a 24-year-old Danville man suffering from a gunshot wound. The officers provided medical assistance and the victim was ultimately to a medical facility for further treatment, with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. 

After the crime, West had fled on foot and was considered armed and dangerous.

Those with information about a crime can contact the Danville Police Department through any platform.

The platforms include calling patrol at 799-6510, investigations at 799-6508, 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 https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=818#. Information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case will be eligible for a cash reward. 

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