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Danville man arrested, charged with murder after shooting on June 9

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UPDATE: Tuesday, July 16 at 3 p.m.

On Tuesday, the attorney for Caleb K. Burns, who was charged with murder in the shooting death of Maurice Stitt, reportedly entered a not guilty plea while his preliminary hearing is set for July 24.


UPDATE: Tuesday, July 9 at 1 p.m.

A citation from the Danville Police Department provided additional information on the shooting death of Maurice Stitt on June 9, after Caleb K. Burns was charged with murder in the case.

The citation detailed that on June 9, police responded to the 300 block of North Fifth Street on a verbal fight and multiple gunshots in the area. Upon arrival, police reportedly found Stitt at the scene with "multiple gunshot wounds," the citation read. Stitt was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police reported that witnesses placed Burns at the crime scene while one witness identified Burns as the individual who was allegedly shooting an AR-15 at Stitt.

Burns has been charged with murder and his bail is set at $2,000,000, according to the citation.

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The Danville Police Department reported that one man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to the shooting death of Maurice Stitt on June 9.

Police detailed that 20-year-old Caleb K. Burns of Danville was arrested on Monday and was taken to the Boyle County Detention Center.

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"The incident remains under investigation and more arrests are expected," Danville police reported.