Man dead after shooting at Lynchburg apartments, police say

Suspect faces multiple charges including second degree murder


The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at James Crossing Apartments Tuesday afternoon.

Police say 47-year-old Scottie Humbles died after being taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

Officers arrived on the scene quickly and were able to locate the suspect and take him into custody after a search lasting approximately 30 minutes.

Ja’Quan Quintez Miller, 25, of Lynchburg, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, reckless handling of a firearm, and indecent exposure.

The investigation is ongoing.


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