For immediate release: June 30, 2022
Shooting on Poplar Street
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Poplar Street last night.
On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 9:53 p.m., officers responded to the 2200-block of Poplar Street in reference to a juvenile who had been shot. When officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old male with several gunshot wounds to the leg. He was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of injuries that are not life-threatening.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Dubie at (434) 455-6102 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. Anyone who may have captured video of this incident on a security or doorbell camera is asked to share the footage on the Neighbors portal.
This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be provided as an update to this release.