Crime Takes No Holiday Over Thanksgiving Break

Crime Takes No Holiday Over Thanksgiving Break

Crime took no holiday in the Danville area over the Thanksgiving break.  Danville Police responded to several calls where shots were reportedly fired. Police say one of them sent a man to the hospital.  Police responded to the area of the 1100 block of Harmon Street around 12:45 a.m. Saturday (November 30, 2019) for a report of shots fired in the area.  Upon arrival officers learned a victim had left the scene and was at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center seeking treatment.  The 20-year-old Danville man had suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to a hand.  The victim told police he was sitting in a vehicle in the area of the 1100 block of Harmon Street when someone started shooting at his vehicle.  The victim told police he did not see who was shooting, so he was unable to provide any description of any suspects.  No other injuries were reported during this incident.  Danville Police are continuing their investigation and ask that anyone who might have information that can help solve this case that you give them a call at (217) 431-2250.  Or call Vermilion County Crime Stoppers at (217) 446-TIPS.

Other reports of reckless discharge of firearms were reported in the 500 block of Sherman Street around 1:30 Friday morning (November 29, 2019), and in the 900 block of West English Street shortly before 3:30 Friday morning, along with the 1500 block of North Logan Avenue just before 10:00 a.m. Friday.

Danville Police were also called for a report of shots being fired from a vehicle around 10:30 Friday Morning (November 29, 2019).  Police reports say that incident occurred in the area of West Columbia and Franklin Streets.

Police are also investigating an armed robbery which occurred Wednesday night in the 2400 block of North Vermilion Street in Danville.  The robbery occurred around 9:30 p.m.

Other details on these reports were not immediately available.  Danville Police are also continuing to investigate some reports from earlier in the week – including a report of aggravated discharge of a firearm at Vermilion and Fairchild Streets just after 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26th.