For Immediate Release: April 20, 2023
Malicious Wounding on Federal Street
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating a malicious wounding that occurred on Federal Street last night.
On April 19, 2023, at 9:37 p.m., officers responded to Federal Street for reports of a stabbing.
When officers arrived, they located a man (62) and a woman (38) with stab wounds. Both adults were transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The male remains in the hospital, listed in stable condition and the female was treated and released.
The initial investigation revealed that the stabbing occurred following an altercation between the two individuals who were known to each other.
LPD’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to assist with the investigation.
This is an active and ongoing investigation and charges are pending at this time.
There is no threat to the community.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Dubie at (434) 455-6102 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.
Any additional information will be provided as an update to this release.