For immediate release: July 2, 2022
[UPDATE 2] Shooting on Poplar Street – Suspects in Custody
LYNCHBURG, Va. – Two suspects from the shooting on Poplar Street (June 29) were arrested yesterday evening in Farmville, Virginia.
On July 1, 2022, at 5:03 p.m., the Farmville Police Department (FPD) responded to a report of suspicious activity at the Super 8 by Wyndham Farmville located at 2012 S. Main Street. Upon arrival, FPD officers located Richard McDaniel and Taurus McDaniel in the parking lot of the hotel. Both were arrested, without incident, and transported to Piedmont Regional Jail where they are currently being held without bond.
The Lynchburg Police Department would like to thank the Farmville Police Department, Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office, and Piedmont Regional Jail for assistance in this case.
This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be provided as an update to this news release.