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Teen arrested, victim identified in deadly Lynchburg shooting

LYNCHBURG, Va. – A Lynchburg teen is charged in a murder that happened Wednesday night. 

Around 8:45 p.m., police responded to an apartment in the 1500 block of Longview Road for a report of shots fired. When they arrived, they found a 32-year-old man who had been shot multiple times. 

The man, who police have identified as Benjamin Friar, of Concord, Virginia, died at the scene. 

Eighteen-year-old Lynchburg resident Tyler Andrew Dabney is now charged with second-degree murder and the use of a gun in commission of a felony. 

Dabney is being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail Lynchburg Adult Detention Center. 

Anyone with information should call 434-455-6160.