NEWS RELEASE: The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating after a malicious wounding on Floyd Street tonight.
On November 24, 2021 at 12:53 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Atherholt Road and Thompson Drive for a report of a hit and run vehicle crash involving a man who had been shot. After the crash, the man, who had a serious gunshot wound, was transported by another vehicle to Lynchburg General Hospital.
Officers were able to determine the original crime scene was in the 1500-block of Floyd Street. Officers located several cartridge casings on scene as well as a residence and vehicle that had been struck. There is no suspect information at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Bond at (434) 455-6161 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.