A Danville man has been charged in a 2016 homicide. A grand jury issued indictments against Aaron Pierre Thomas, age 29. He was charged with the following offenses:
- Discharge a firearm in a public place resulting in injury – VA State Code 18.2-280
- Voluntary manslaughter – VA State Code 18.2-35
He is currently being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond.
In November of last year the Danville Police Department investigated a homicide responded to the 100 block of Piney Forest Rd. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival they discovered a black male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced non-viable at the scene by EMS. The deceased was later identified as 15-year-old Sean Antwan Clayborne.