A 15-year-old was fatally shot Thursday evening.

Sean Antwan Clayborne, of Danville, was found dead in an area behind the former Highlander’s Restaurant, Lodge and Pub in the 100 block of Piney Forest Road, according to police.

Officers responded to the area at about 11:25 p.m. Thursday after receiving a report of shots fired, according to a news release.

Upon arrival, officers found Clayborne suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke for an autopsy.

Police have a few leads on potential suspects, Lt. Mike Wallace with the Danville Police Department said Friday morning. The investigation is ongoing.

This marks the 13th homicide in Danville this year.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Danville Crime Stoppers at (434) 793-0000, the Danville Police Department at (434) 799-6508 or at crimetips@danvilleva.gov.

Information given will remain confidential.

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