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Posted on: January 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 01-02-2020 Aggravated Assault


A Danville man is wanted in connection with a shooting early yesterday morning.

At approximately 12:35 am yesterday, Officers responded to Sovah Health Danville for a report of a woman arriving by private vehicle for treatment of a gunshot wound. She reported that she was shot in the parking lot of Kickback Jack's on Crown Dr. The 25-year-old victim received a non-life threatening gunshot wound to her leg, was treated, and later released.

The investigation revealed this incident to be domestic related, and charges have been brought against 24-year-old Maurice Demetrius Metts as a result. He is charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, possess firearm by a convicted felon, and discharge a firearm in a public place. He is currently at large and should be considered armed and dangerous. 

Anyone with information about Metts' whereabouts is asked to call 911, Crime Stoppers at 434-793-0000 or through CARE.


The attached booking photo was taken in 2015. 

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