Man shot while running away from a party in Lynchburg, police say

Injured man came into hospital saying he was injured near Langhorne Road.



A man is recovering from gunshot wounds he says he got while running away from a party Saturday morning.

Police say a man came into Lynchburg General Hospital with a single gunshot wound around 4 a.m., he said he was shot running away from what was a party in the 2900 block of Langhorne Road.

Officers had responded just three hours earlier to a shots fired call along that block. 

Officers say a party was dispersing, and shots were fired from multiple unknown shooters.

The gunshot wound is considered non-life threatening.

 This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information on this malicious wounding investigation is asked to contact Lynchburg Police.