For immediate release: November 16, 2022
Shots Fired Incidents
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating two shots fired incidents that occurred this afternoon.
On November 16, 2022, around 1:55 p.m., several 911 callers reported hearing shots fired near 12th Street. During the investigation, officers located several cartridge casings in the 1200-block of Pierce Street.
Shortly after the reports of gunfire, two victims arrived at Lynchburg General Hospital reporting they had been shot. Both are listed in stable condition and are being treated for their injuries.
At 2:13 p.m., callers reported hearing additional shots fired from the area of Lakeside Drive and Murrell Road. No injuries have been reported as a result of this incident.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Det. Scott at (434) 455-6174 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.