Lynchburg Police investigating after man found dead with gunshot wound at apartment complex

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UPDATE 8:34 p.m.: The Lynchburg Police Department continues to investigate a homicide that occurred at James Crossing Apartments Monday afternoon.

At 4:06 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7, officers responded to the 800-block of Greenfield Drive for a report of shots fired. The victim, 29-year-old Wendell Scott Morris, was found with a gunshot wound and died on scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Stevenson at (434) 455-6116 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. You can also submit a tip online at or use the P3 app on a mobile device.

This is an ongoing investigation.

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — A man has been found dead of a gunshot wound at a Lynchburg apartment complex.

Lynchburg Police are currently on scene at the James Crossing Apartments.

This is a developing story and a WFXR reporter is headed to the scene. WFXR will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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