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Two men hurt in Lynchburg shooting

ROANOKE, Va. – Two people were taken to a hospital after a shooting in Lynchburg Thursday night.

The incident happened near Fillmore Street between 16th and 17th streets. Officers with the Lynchburg Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Fillmore just after 9:30 p.m., finding a man with a serious gunshot wound. He was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital, and the department said he is in stable condition.

A second victim was dropped off at the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He is also currently in stable condition.

Officers found a vehicle that had been shot during the incident.

Anyone who may have security or doorbell camera footage of the incident is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at 434-455-6065 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal. It can also be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Those with any information about the incident can also contact Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900 or Det. Miller at 434-455-6160.

Donald Wolfe

Donald’s writings have appeared in HuffPost, Washington Examiner, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Virginian-Pilot, among other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He is the Virginian Tribune's Publisher.

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