For immediate release: July 17, 2022
Shots Fired at 13th and Main Streets
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating an incident where shots were fired in the area of 13th and Main Streets overnight.
On July 17, 2022, at 1:48 a.m., officers responded to the area for multiple reports of shots fired. No injuries were reported to police but a window at Historic Midland Motors, 1222 Main St., was shattered as a result of the gunfire.
Witnesses described two vehicles involved as a white or silver GMS Sierra and a silver, late-90s model Honda Accord. Both vehicles left the scene prior to police arrival.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6041 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 news release.