Crime & Safety

Victim killed in Lynchburg shooting identified, suspect arrested

Lynchburg, Virginia – A man was killed after a shooting on Sunday morning in Lynchburg.
Lynchburg Police Department officers responded to a report of shots fired at the 1800-block of Park Avenue.
Upon arrival, they found a man shot in the chest. He died later at Lynchburg General Hospital.
The victim has been identified as Gary Douglas Braxton, 62, of Lynchburg.
A suspect, 36-year-old Alfonzo Spinner, has been arrested in connection to the incident and charged with use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and second-degree murder.

Marco Harmon

I was born and raised in Roanoke, VA. I studied Communications Studies at Roanoke College, and I’ve been part of the news industry ever since. Visiting my favorite downtown Roanoke bars and restaurants with my friends is how I spend most of my free time when I'm not at the desk.

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