Danville Police Investigating Two Weekend Shootings

Danville Police Investigating Two Weekend Shootings

Danville police are investigating two shooting incidents over the weekend.

Police Commander Josh Webb said officers were first called to the 800 block of Hazel Street around 8:30 Saturday night and found a 35-year-old man shot in the leg. The victim stated he was riding his bicycle in the area of Woodbury and Hazel streets when someone started shooting at him from a light-colored truck. The man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The second incident occurred at 2:15 Sunday morning. Police responded to the 500 block of Grant Street and found a man shot in the lower back. The victim said he was walking into his home when someone started shooting at him. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police do not believe the shootings are related. Anyone with information is asked to call Danville police at 217-431-2250 or Vermilion County CrimeStoppers at 217-446-TIPS.