For immediate release: October 14, 2022
Shooting at Buffalo Wild Wings
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) has charged a man in connection with a shooting that occurred at Buffalo Wild Wings last night.
On October 13, 2022 at 8:21 p.m., Officers responded to Buffalo Wild Wings located at 3812 Wards Rd for a report of shots fired. 911 callers reported that a male discharged a firearm in the parking lot of the restaurant. Callers provided a description of the male who was leaving the scene on foot.
While responding to the scene, LPD Officers located the male suspect on Wards Rd where he was apprehended without incident. A handgun was recovered from his person.
Eric Scott Moore (28), of Lynchburg, was taken into custody and later charged with the following:
- Concealed Weapon
- Concealed Weapon While Intoxicated
- Property Damage
- Reckless Handling of a Firearm
- Maliciously Shoot at an Occupied Vehicle
- Second Degree Attempted Murder
- Use of Firearm in Commission of Felony
- Discharge Firearm in City
- Intoxicated in Public.
Moore was transported to the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center and held without bond.
No injuries have been reported as a result of this incident which appears to be isolated.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer C. Harris at 434-455-6060 x 564 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.
The Lynchburg Police Department would like to thank the Liberty University Police Department for their assistance.