LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – A homicide investigation is underway in Lynchburg after a man was found shot at Shalom Apartments early Sunday morning.
According to the Lynchburg Police Department, officers responded to 702 Federal Street just after 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 22 for a report of a malicious wounding.
When police arrived at the scene, they found a man outside of the complex with a gunshot wound to the head.
Despite attempts at life-saving measures, authorities say the man — identified as 34-year-old Dwight O’Neil Gilmore of Lynchburg — was pronounced dead at the scene.
If you have any information that may help with this ongoing homicide investigation, you are asked to call Detective Scott at 434-455-6174 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900.
In addition, anyone who may have recorded Sunday morning’s incident on a security or doorbell camera is encouraged to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at 434-455-6041 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.