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Woman shot at Sandusky park in Lynchburg, police say

Police say she was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries

Lynchburg police say a woman was shot at Sandusky Park late Saturday evening.
Lynchburg police say a woman was shot at Sandusky Park late Saturday evening.

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Lynchburg police say a woman was shot at Sandusky Park late Saturday evening.

Authorities were called to the area shortly after 10 p.m. for the report of shots fired and a malicious wounding. When police arrived at the scene they found a woman who had been shot.

She was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to authorities.

Police report that the suspects involved are several men who ran away toward the main entrance of the park.

“We are searching for several suspects but don’t have anyone in custody at this time,” said Dungan by email Saturday.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dubie at 434-455-6102 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.

This is a developing story. Stay with WSLS.com for updates.


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Tim Harfmann joined the 10 News team in September 2020 and works at the station's Lynchburg bureau.

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