For Immediate Release: December 4, 2023
[UPDATE] Attempted Robbery and Shooting Incident in the 100-Block of Cabell Street
LYNCHBURG Va. — The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) arrested and charged two suspects in relation to an attempted robbery and malicious wounding that occurred last night.
After further investigation, LPD officers and detectives were able to determine an attempted robbery occurred and led to the shooting incident. Two suspects were identified and charged as follows:
One juvenile male (16):
Possession of a Firearm Under the Age of 18
Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony
One juvenile female (17):
The juvenile victim who sustained a gunshot wound to the foot was treated and released from the hospital.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective T. Hall at 434-455-6155 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device. Up to a 1,000-dollar reward is available through the Crime Stoppers program for information.
Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.