August 24, 2021 – The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for two additional suspects after a shooting in the 500-block of Chambers Street last week.
On August 17, 2021 at 4:04 p.m., officers responded to the 500-block of Chambers Street for a report of shots fired.
Officers recovered a stolen firearm, arrested a 17-year-old male, and charged him with the following:
- Possession of a stolen firearm
- Underage possession of a firearm
- Concealing a firearm
- Reckless handling of a firearm
We are also looking for two black men who were in possession of firearms and fled the scene. Anyone who may have captured video of the suspects on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6065 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Stevenson at (434) 455-6116 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.