For immediate release: July 12, 2022
Shooting at Dollar General
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon at the Dollar General on Boonsboro Road.
On July 12, 2022, at 4:02 p.m., officers responded to the Dollar General at 6113 Boonsboro Road for a disorderly man. Before officers could arrive, witnesses reported that a shooting had taken place near the entrance of the store. Upon arrival, officers located a man with several gunshot wounds and began rendering aid. He was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of critical injuries.
A male suspect was apprehended at the store without incident. He remains in police custody and there is no perceived threat to the community at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Davis at (434) 455-6166 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.
This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be provided as an update to this release.