Lynchburg Police say a man was shot and taken to the hospital; a “potential suspect” is in custody

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UPDATE 6:20 p.m.: Police tell WFXR News that a potential suspect is in custody in the incident involving a report of shots being fired around 4 p.m. at James Crossing Apartments on Greenfield Drive.

Lynchburg Police Department also says that one man has been taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

According to neighbors, the victim is a maintenance worker at an apartment complex where the shooting took place, but police have not yet confirmed that.

Additional information is expected to be released later tonight.


LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Police in Lynchburg are on the scene of a report of a malicious wounding in the Greenfield/Brightstar area.

Everyone is being asked to avoid the area at this time.

WFXR News has a crew on the way to the scene and will provide additional updates when we receive them.

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