Police have released new details surrounding the Nov. 26 shooting death of Xavier N. Carson, 19 at Cardinal Village Apartments, located on the south side of Danville.

Authorities have confirmed that the suspect in Carson's death, Traquon L. Allen, was arrested Wednesday in Forsyth County, North Carolina. He was arrested at Virginia Baptist Hospital.

Police say that Allen was shot during the same incident in which Carson was shot. Police say they are still investigating whether he was shot by the victim, himself, or another party. He is being held in a Forsyth County facility. 

Allen is currently awaiting extradition and will have a preliminary hearing regarding extradition on Dec. 12, according to North Carolina court records. Allen is currently facing charges of second degree murder and use of firearm in commission of a felony. 

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Avent is a reporter with the Danville Register & Bee. Reach him at (434) 797-7983.

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