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Shooting victim involved in Lynchburg hit-and-run, police say


A man who was shot in Lynchburg on Wednesday morning was involved in a hit-and-run, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.

Authorities said the accident happened at the intersection of Atherholt Road and Thompson Drive just before 1 a.m. After the crash, the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of a serious gunshot wound.

The man was shot in the 1500 block of Floyd Street, according to police. Officers said that’s where they found several cartridge casings as well as a home and a vehicle that were both hit by gunfire.

Police said there is no information on the suspect at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lynchburg Police Department at 434-455-6161.


One person is in the hospital after a shooting in Lynchburg on Wednesday morning, according to police.

Authorities said the shooting happened on Floyd Street between 15th Street and 16th Street.

Officers did not have information on the victim’s condition.

The incident remains under investigation and officers said more information will be released later in the day.

Stick with 10 News as this breaking news story develops.

Source: WSLS News 10

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