Lynchburg police investigate car accident and gunshot wounding

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7)— On Friday at 7:12 p.m., the Lynchburg Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Pierce Street for a single vehicle accident.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a 22-year-old male Lynchburg resident, who had injuries from the accident and a gunshot wound to his face. He was transported by the Lynchburg Fire and EMS to the Lynchburg General Hospital where he was treated and reported in stable condition.

The incident remains under investigation by the LPD's Criminal Investigation Division. If you have any information, you're asked to call Detective A.O. Kittrell at 434-455-6170.