One man is in custody as Danville police investigate two shootings. 22 year old Tyvon Cooper of Danville was charged with assault and discharge of a stolen firearm. Police said they responded to the area of Bowman St and Winter Ave for a report of a victim being shot at while in his vehicle. The victim reported his vehicle’s window had been shot out and the victim gave a description of the suspect vehicle. Officers searched the area and stopped a vehicle that matched the description. After a follow up investigation, Cooper was taken into custody.
There were no injuries reported during this incident.
Danville police also are investigating a shooting that sent a man to the hospital.
Police Officers responded to the unit block of Bremer St for a report of shots fired and found a 46 year old Danville man with a gunshot wound to his hand. The victim stated he was in the area when several shots were fired and he was struck in the hand. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment of his wound which is considered non-life threatening.
Anyone who has information regarding this crime is asked to call Danville Police at (217) 431-2250. Or you can call Vermilion County Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-TIPS.