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Lynchburg police investigating overnight double shooting

One man was taken to the hospital for treatment

The Lynchburg Police Department is seeking information after two men were shot Saturday night.
The Lynchburg Police Department is seeking information after two men were shot Saturday night.

LYNCHBURG, Va – The Lynchburg Police Department is seeking information after two men were shot Saturday night.

Investigators say they responded to a shots fired just before midnight on the 1700 block of Grace Street.

When officers arrived, they found two men with non-life threatening gun shot wounds. One was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment.

The victims described a male wearing a surgical mask and grey hoodie and one victim observed a white vehicle leaving the area at the time of the shooting.

A home and several nearby cars had also been hit by gunfire.

On Sunday night, Lynchburg police responded to a call for shots fired in the same area, but upon arrival, did not find anything or anyone hit by gunfire.

Anyone who may have captured video of these incidents on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6065. Residents with video footage or information can also share this anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Those with information about this incident are asked to contact Det. Sparnroft at (434) 455-6162 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900.


About the Author:

Annie Schroeder joined the 10 News team as a reporter in June 2020 and is no stranger to Southwest Virginia.