Woman shot during Lynchburg domestic incident has died

Police say no additional suspects are being sought at this time.

By Heather Butterworth - Digital Content Producer, Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager

LYNCHBURG, Va. - The woman who allegedly shot herself died on May 16, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.


Three people were taken to the hospital early Wednesday morning after what Lynchburg police are calling a domestic incident in nature.

At 2:17 a.m., officers responded to the 900 block of Cabell Street for a reported malicious wounding.

When officers arrived, they found a 33-year-old man who had been shot. He was transported to the Lynchburg General Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers also found a 24-year-old man who had been reportedly pistol-whipped in the face during the same incident. He was also transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities also found a woman at the scene who appeared to have shot herself.

She was transported to the Lynchburg General Hospital and is currently in critical condition.

Police are no searching for additional suspects at this time and say the case is active and ongoing.


Lynchburg police are investigating a malicious wounding incident that hurt three people overnight. 

The call came in at 2:17 a.m. Wednesday for an incident on Cabell Street. 

Three people were hurt, according to emergency dispatch. It's not clear yet how badly they were hurt. 

There's no word of any arrests at this time. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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