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Two arrested for Lynchburg shooting from September

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Published: Oct. 6, 2020 at 5:38 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Two juveniles have been arrested following a September 27 malicious wounding in the 1500 block of 12th street.

One victim was treated for a non-critical gunshot wound.

The charges for a 16-year-old male suspect are as follows:

  • Probation violation, reckless handling of a firearm, possession of a firearm under the age of 18, shooting into an occupied vehicle, brandishing a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school and willfully discharging a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school.

The charges for a 15-year-old male suspect are as follows:

  • Probation violation, possession of a firearm by a juvenile convicted felon, reckless handling of a firearm, possession of a firearm under the age of 18, shooting into an occupied vehicle, brandishing a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school and willfully discharging a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school

The case is still being looked into.

Lynchburg Police asks anyone with helpful tips to contact Det. Miller at 434-455-6160 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900. Tips may be entered at http://p3tips.com or by using the P3 app.

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