For immediate release: October 3, 2022
Malicious Wounding on Jefferson Street
LYNCHBURG, Va. – A man is in custody following a malicious wounding that occurred on Jefferson Street earlier this evening.
On October 3, 2022, at 6:28 p.m., the Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) responded to 1009 Jefferson St. for a report of a stabbing. Officers located an adult male with significant stab wounds inside of the apartment building and began rendering aid. The man was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital where he remains in critical condition.
An adult male suspect at the same location was arrested without incident. He remains in police custody at this time and charges are pending further investigation. It is believed that the two men involved are known to each other and there is no ongoing threat to the community.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dubie at (434) 455-6102 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 and any additional information will be provided as an update to this news release.