Security officer shoots patient at Lynchburg General Hospital: Police

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LYNCHBURG (WSLS 10) - The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a shooting at Lynchburg General Hospital.

According to police, the preliminary investigation shows a security officer shot a man receiving treatment at the hospital during a physical altercation.

It happened around 4:43 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11. The patient is listed in critical condition.

The security officer has minor injuries.

This incident remains under investigation.