For Immediate Release: July 16, 2023
Malicious Wounding on Pierce Street
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating a shooting that left a woman hospitalized early this morning.
On July 16, 2023, at 12:23 a.m., officers responded to the 900-block of Pierce Street for the report of a malicious wounding with multiple shots fired.
When officers arrived, they located a woman (22) with a gunshot wound to the leg. Officers immediately rendered first aid to the victim. She was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital.
No suspect information is available at this time.
LPD’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to assist with the investigation.
This is an active and ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective E. Phelps at 434-455-6148 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.