Lynchburg man arrested for murder on Park Avenue

Malik Ray-Shawn McDaniel, 25, of Lynchburg wanted for 2nd-degree murder
Malik Ray-Shawn McDaniel, 25, of Lynchburg wanted for 2nd-degree murder(Lynchburg Police Department)
Published: Jun. 28, 2022 at 9:40 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - A Lynchburg man has been arrested for murder after a shooting that occurred near the Salvation Army on Park Avenue Tuesday night, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.

Malik McDaniel, 25, was arrested for the shooting of 33-year-old Estevez Marez Cabell

Police say they responded at 7:11 p.m., to 2215 Park Avenue for reports of a man who had been shot. Police found Cabell was outside near the gymnasium and began life-saving efforts on the scene before he was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

McDaniel is charged with 2nd-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and discharging a firearm in a public place.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Detective Dubie at 434-455-6102.

A suspect has not been identified at this time.

Investigators are asking people to avoid the area.

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