[UPDATE] Shooting incident – 1400-block Monroe Street
LYNCHBURG, Va. — The shooting incident that occurred in the 1400-block of Monroe Street is now a death investigation.
Overnight, the victim, a juvenile female succumbed to injuries sustained from a single gun-shot wound.
[UPDATE 2] Shooting incident – 1400-block Monroe Street
LYNCHBURG, Va. — The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) offers our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the child who passed away over the weekend.
This shooting incident occurred inside a home in the 1400-block of Monroe Street and remains an active and ongoing investigation. The victim has been identified as a 12-year-old female who died from a non-self-inflicted gunshot wound to the abdomen.
LPD has identified and interviewed those who were in the home at the time of this incident and are not seeking any additional individuals. LPD continues to communicate with the Lynchburg Commonwealth’s Attorney to determine if charges are appropriate.