Lynchburg Police investigating overnight shooting that sent one to hospital
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - One man went to a hospital with a serious gunshot wound overnight in Lynchburg.
According to the Lynchburg Police Department, just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the intersection of Atherholt Road and Thompson Drive for a report of a hit-and-run involving a man who had been shot.
After the crash, the man who’d been shot prior to the crash was taken via another vehicle to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of a serious gunshot wound.
Officers determined the scene of the shooting was the 1500 block of Floyd Street. That’s where they found several cartridge casings, as well as a home and vehicle that had been hit by gunfire.
Investigators have not identified the shooter.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Bond at (434) 455-6161 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
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