Police: 17-year-old boy in custody after Sunday shooting in Lynchburg sends one to the hospital

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — A 17-year-old boy is in custody in connection with a shooting in Lynchburg on Sunday night that sent one person to the hospital.

According to the Lynchburg Police Department, officers were dispatched to a report of a malicious wounding at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, in the 5600 block of Rhonda Road.

Police say the victim had been shot once and was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The department says officers took a 17-year-old boy into custody shortly after the shooting. Charges are reportedly pending at this time in connection with this ongoing investigation.

If you have any information about this incident, call Detective Duncan at (434) 455-6178.

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