Arrest made in shooting

By Betty Simpson |

Published 04/24 2014 11:12AM

Updated 04/28 2014 12:46PM

Update: 6:04 am, 4/28/14, Monday
DANVILLE -- Police arrested a man in connection to a shooting which sent another man to the hospital. 18-year old Avion Smith faces charges for shooting a 19-year old in the chest.

The shooting happened Wednesday in the 2600-block of Cannon Street. Smith faces a preliminary charge of aggravated battery with a firearm. Authorities say they're also looking at Smith in connection with a state warrant for a similar charge. He's being held without bond.
Original: 11:12 am, 4/24/14, Thursday
DANVILLE -- Police are investigating an overnight shooting which sent one man to the hospital in critical condition. It happened about 9:45 pm, Wednesday, in the 2600-block of Cannon Street. Authorities found a 19-year old man with gunshot wounds to the chest when they arrived on scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

Danville Police
Detective Division
(217) 431 - 2250

Vermilion County Crime Stoppers
(217) 446 - TIPS

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