15-year-old suffers gunshot wound to the chest

(Danville, Va.) — A Danville teenager was shot in the chest Friday night.

Danville Police were called to SOVAH Health just before 10 p.m. after receiving a report of a gunshot victim. The 15-year-old was transferred to the hospital by private vehicle. He was later taken by helicopter to Carilion Roanoke Memorial, where he is being treated for a gunshot wound to the chest.

It was determined that the shooting occurred in the 500 block of South Woodberry Avenue.

Danville Police are continuing their investigation.