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Homicide victim identified in Danville, victim found dead in car

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR News) - The Danville Police Department is investigating the homicide of a man. Police have identified him as 46-year-old Charlie Junior Williams from Danville. 

The call came in just before 8:00 A.M., on Wednesday. Officers responded to a call about a man dead inside a blue Ford Aspire car on 300 block of Henry Street. Investigators said the victim had gunshot wounds.

According to police, there was blood on the victim and inside the car. The driver window of the vehicle was shattered.

The victim's identity has not been released. Officers are waiting for a positive identification and to notify the victim's family.

Police are following up on leads on a suspect.

Officers are still at the crime scene. Virginia State Police is helping with the crime scene.

Police are not identifying the victim yet. 

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