UPDATE: One hurt, one in custody after shooting along Chambers Street in Lynchburg

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UPDATE 12:53 p.m.: The Lynchburg Police Department has shared additional information about Wednesday morning’s shooting on Chambers Street that sent a man to the hospital.

According to the Lynchburg Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Chambers Street shortly at approximately 9:12 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13 after a man was reportedly shot.

When police arrived on scene, they found one man with a serious gunshot injury. He was then transported to Lynchburg General Hospital. 

The department says officers took a man into custody at 9:19 a.m. in connection with the shooting at the intersection of Lovell Street and Chambers Street. 

Anyone who potentially recorded this incident on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at 434-455-6065 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal. 

If you have any information about this shooting, you are asked to call Detective Bond at 434-455-6161 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900.


LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The Lynchburg Police Department has launched an investigation into a shooting that occurred along Chambers Street on Wednesday.

There is no word on whether anyone was injured or arrested in connection with this shooting.

However, WFXR News has a crew at the scene that observed a number of shell casings and a bloody hat on the road in the 200 block of Chambers Street.

WFXR News has reached out to police for more information about the investigation.

This is a developing story.

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