Shooting investigation underway in Amherst Co.


AMHERST CO. (WSLS 10) A shooting investigation is underway in Amherst County.

Deputies say around 5 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to Lynchburg General Hospital where the victim, Justin Braswell, 27, was taken after being shot on Coolwell Rd. in Madison Heights.

A suspect has not been identified, but was seen leaving the area in a 2004 silver Chevrolet four door.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff's office at 434-946-9300, or you can remain anonymous by contacting Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900