Suspect in murder of Xavier Carson admitted to police he shot at the victim


DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — Traquon Allen, the man accused of second-degree murder for the November 26 shooting of Xavier Carson in Danville, admitted to investigators that he did shoot at Carson, according to search warrants obtained by WFXR News.

According to warrants, Allen told investigators that he had an “ongoing disagreement” with Carson and that the two had spoken over Facebook in the days leading up to the shooting.

Warrants show that after the shooting, Allen ran into an apartment in the Cardinal Village Apartment Complex, where he used the cell phone of a female resident to get a ride to the hospital.

Allen also told police that he used Facebook after the shooting to reach out to other unidentified people to try to get a ride away from the scene.


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