Two additional suspects charged in Lynchburg apartment shootings

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Published: Jan. 20, 2023 at 10:20 PM EST
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - More charges have been brought forward after a malicious wounding case at the Timbers Apartments along Old Forest Road Wednesday night.

Police say evidence points to two groups of people shooting at each other in a parking lot at the apartments. A man and woman who were victims have since been treated and released.

Both additional suspects are receiving treatment for injuries at a hospital. After they are released, they will be taken to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail.

“Ardrius Kendrick Dews, 25, of Lynchburg, has been charged with Malicious Wounding (two counts), Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Possess Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle, Reckless Handling of a Firearm, and Discharging a Firearm in the City of Lynchburg.

Markeem Devante Dance, 23, of Lynchburg, has been charged with Malicious Wounding (two counts), Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Possess Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle, Reckless Handling of a Firearm, and Discharging a Firearm in the City of Lynchburg.”