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Police identify victim, suspect after deadly shooting at Lynchburg Super 8

Shooting happened Tuesday night

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Police have released the names of both the victim and suspected murder in connection with the deadly shooting at a Super 8 in Lynchburg on Tuesday night.

Police arrested 24-year-old Ishmael Bailey, of Richmond, and charged with second-degree murder and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

He’s charged with killing 48-year-old Lamark Andrae Williams, of Petersburg.

As the investigation continues, police ask anyone with information to contact Det. Dubie at 434-455-6102 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900. You can also enter a tip online.


ORIGINAL STORY

An investigation is underway after a homicide at a Lynchburg motel Tuesday evening.

At 7:15 p.m., officers responded to the Super 8 Motel at 3736 Candlers Mountain Road for a report of a shooting, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.

One person was found dead with a single gunshot wound, according to police. Police took a suspect into custody at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dubie at 434-455-6102 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900. You can also enter a tip online.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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