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Lynchburg man dies after altercation leads to shooting, police say

Victim identified as Omarr Tarik Thompson, 22

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Police are investigating the shooting death of a 22-year-old Lynchburg man at 1823 Main St. early Sunday.

The Lynchburg Police Department said officers were called to the area after reports of shots fired about 3:47 a.m.

Witnesses reported there was some type of altercation and someone began shooting in the direction of the victim, Omarr Tarik Thompson.

Police said Thompson was taken by a personal vehicle to an emergency room and was pronounced dead at Lynchburg General Hospital.

Police said the shooting remains under investigation and is asking anyone with information to call 888-798-5900.


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