NEWS RELEASE: The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating after two shooting incidents and three malicious wounding incidents this weekend.
On November 28, 2021, at 1:48 p.m., officers responded to the 800-block of Greenfield Drive for a report of a malicious wounding. Officers also responded to a call around the same time for shots fired in the area of Campbell and Florida Avenues. When officers arrived on Greenfield Drive, they found one man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and determined he was shot while traveling in a vehicle through the Campbell Avenue area. The vehicle the man was traveling in had been shot as well. The man was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital.
On November 28, 2021, at 6:18 p.m., officers responded to the 1400-block of Kemper Street for a report of a malicious wounding. When they arrived, officers located a man who had been cut multiple times by his girlfriend. He was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Lashonna Moore, 38, of Lynchburg was arrested and charged with one count of malicious wounding.
On November 28, 2021, at 8:19 p.m., officers responded to the 2500-block of Old Forest Road for a report of shots fired. Officers determined two family members had been engaged in a physical altercation before one fired shots in the air and left the scene.
On November 29, 2021, at 12:09 a.m., officers responded to the 300-block of Polk Street for a report of shots fired. Officers located several casings on scene as well as a vehicle and residence that had been shot. No one was injured.
On November 29, 2021, at 12:20 a.m., officers responded to the 2000-block of Langhorne Road for a report of a malicious wounding. Once on scene, officers located a man with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. He was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of his injuries. This investigation remains ongoing and no additional information is available at this time.
Anyone who may have captured video of any of these incidents on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6174 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Detective Scott at (434) 455-6161 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. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.