June 14, 2021 – The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at the Family Dollar on Fort Avenue this afternoon.
On June 14, 2021, at 5:55 p.m., officers responded to 2029 Fort Avenue for a report of a malicious wounding. Officers located one man with a gunshot wound who was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.
The deceased was identified as Erica Jade Boykin, 23, of Lynchburg.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Miller at (434) 455-6160 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a 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.