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Police identify person of interest in Sunday’s deadly Lynchburg shooting

Authorities are searching for Teron Slaughter

Teron Slaughter
Teron Slaughter (Lynchburg Police Department)

LYNCHBURG, Va.UPDATE

The Lynchburg Police Department is looking for this 27-year-old man it believes is connected to a deadly shooting Sunday night.

Police say Teron Slaughter is a person of interest in connection with the death of 66-year-old Frank Smith.

Anyone with information about where Slaughter may be is asked to contact Det. Dubie at 434-455-6102 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.


UPDATE

A man is dead after a shooting in Lynchburg on Sunday night, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.

Authorities said 66-year-old Frank Smith, of Lynchburg, was found in the 700 block of Madison Street and taken to Lynchburg General Hospital, where he later died.

Anyone with information is asked to call 434-455-6102.


ORIGINAL STORY

Lynchburg police responded to a shooting in the 700 block of Madison Street Sunday night.

The department tweeted about the incident just before 10 p.m.

According to police, one victim was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital with serious injuries.

Stay with 10 News for updates on this developing story.


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