Person seriously injured in Lynchburg shooting, police searching for suspect

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — A person has been seriously injured after a shooting occurred in Lynchburg Thursday evening.

According to the Lynchburg Police Department, the shooting happened near 12th and Pierce Streets shortly before 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21.

Police say one person was brought to Lynchburg General Hospital with serious injuries.

Authorities are actively searching for the perpetrator and are asking the public to avoid the area.

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