BEDFORD, Va. – A Bedford court found a Lynchburg man guilty Friday in connection with shooting and killing a woman in July 2021.
Daniel Norwood pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and reckless handling of a firearm.
Police say he was intoxicated while attempting to unload a gun in the passenger seat of a car.
Authorities say the gun was pointed towards the driver, 36-year-old Jessica Ryan Moore, when it went off.
She was transported to the hospital where she later died from her injuries.
Norwood’s sentencing is scheduled for July 29.