Lynchburg man arrested, victim hospitalized after early morning shooting

Police say shooting stemmed from fight

By Samantha Smith - Digital Content Producer

Courtesy of the Lynchburg Police Department

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Lynchburg police say they've arrested the man responsible for shooting another man early Wednesday morning.

Officers found Carlos Harper and took him into custody shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday.

This remains an ongoing investigation. 

Anyone with information about the malicious wounding incident is asked to contact Det. Blomquist at 434-485-7267 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.


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Lynchburg authorities are searching for a suspect they say shot a man early Wednesday morning. 

Officers say they received a call for a malicious wounding around 1:46 a.m. Wednesday at 6224 Graves Mill Road in the Millwood Apartments. 

Two men were fighting when authorities say Carlos Harper, 24, shot a 30-year-old man. The victim was taken to the hospital. 

Harper is still at large and has been charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. 

Authorities say this is an ongoing investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Blomquist at 434-485-7267 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900. 

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