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Juvenile dead after shooting in Lynchburg

UPDATE – Feb. 25

Lynchburg police say the shooting incident is now a death investigation.

Overnight, the victim, a girl, succumbed to her injuries sustained from a single gunshot wound, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective M. Scott at 434-455-6174 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online or use the P3 app on a mobile device.

ORIGINAL STORY

The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened in the 1400 Block of Monroe Street Friday night.

Officers say they responded to the scene for a reported shooting incident at 10:05 p.m.

Once officers arrived, they found one person with serious injuries. The victim was then transported to the Lynchburg General Hospital by emergency crews.

LPD confirms there is no threat to the public and this remains an ongoing investigation.


Source: WSLS News 10

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