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Suspect charged in connection to Wednesday Lynchburg shooting

Courtesy: Lynchburg Police Department
Courtesy: Lynchburg Police Department(Lynchburg Police Department)
Published: Oct. 15, 2021 at 9:02 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Lynchburg Police say Jaquez Hargett, 22 of Kinston, NC, has been arrested in connection with a shooting along Chambers Street.

At 9:12 a.m. October 13, 2021, officers were called to the 300 block of Chambers Street regarding a man who had been shot. They found the man with a “serious gunshot injury,” according to police; the victim was taken to a hospital.

Hargett is charged with:

-Aggravated Malicious Wounding

-Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony

-Shooting from a vehicle

-Discharge of Firearm in Public Place

-Reckless Handling of a Firearm

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