September 18, 2021 – The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a malicious wounding that occurred in the parking lot of the 7-11 on Fort Avenue overnight.
On September 18, 2021, at 2:00 a.m., officers responded to 2337 Fort Avenue for a report of shots fired and a malicious wounding. When officers arrived on scene, they located one man with a non-life-threatening gunshot injury. He was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital to receive treatment.
Officers also located a residence that had been shot during the incident.
Anyone who may have captured video of this incident 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. Residents with video footage or information can also share this anonymously through Crime Stoppers.
Those with information about this incident are asked to contact Det. Campbell at (434) 485-7267 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.