Suspect sought in Danville homicide

(Danville, Va.) – Danville Police are looking for a 19-year-old who is charged in a shooting death last weekend.

K’Darius Taequan West is charged with three counts of attempted malicious wounding in the death of Antwan Duval Tucker, Jr.

The shooting happened on Friday, December 22, and was the 13th homicide recorded in Danville in 2017.

Tucker was 25 and died at a Roanoke hospital just hours after he was shot in the head on Ross Street. Danville Police received a call of shots fired on Ross Street just before 11 p.m. Friday. Authorities were notified almost immediately that a gunshot victim was undergoing treatment in the emergency room at SOVAH Health.

Tucker was transferred to Roanoke Carillion Hospital, where he died of his injuries at 4:11 am Saturday.

West should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on West’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Danville Crime Stoppers at (434) 793-0000.