LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating a malicious wounding incident that occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at the Cardinal Car Wash on Sheffield Drive.

Police say they responded to the car wash for a reported fight in progress involving three men at approximately 1:40 p.m. According to a press release by the Lynchburg Police Department, callers described three males assaulting one male.

Police say they arrived and saw one of the alleged suspects driving away in a black Mercedes. They say they attempted to complete a traffic stop when the vehicle fled the scene. The pursuit ended on the 200 block of Lakeside Drive where 32-year-old Corderro Montez Rucker of Lynchburg was arrested without incident

Police say Rucker is being charged with the following:

  • Driving without a license
  • Eluding Police
  • Assault by mob
  • Malicious wounding
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

Rucker is being held without bond at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail. LPD says the man assaulted has non-life-threatening injuries.

The press release states, the two alleged suspects also involved in the incident fled the scene in a silver Sedan. Their identities are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact officer N. C. Ruble at 434-473-2206 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900. Tips can also be entered online or through the P3 mobile app.