Police: Cliff St. fatal shooting followed nearby parking lot fight

Lynchburg PoliceFrom Lynchburg City Police: In reference to the homicide that occurred on 11/10/2015 at 1512 Cliff St. in Lynchburg, the LPD is investigating a previous incident that occurred at the Marathon Gas located at 2404 Fort Ave. On 11/10/2015 at 1156 hours, the Department of Emergency Services (LYNCOM) received a 911 call from an individual who reported that there was a fight in the parking lot between several males. The caller was not a witness but had received reports that the fight was occurring. The caller reported that shortly after calling 911 the individuals dispersed in an unknown direction. The victim is believed to have been present during the assault. An LPD officer arrived on scene at 1201 hours and none of the individuals involved in the assault were present. The LPD is seeking information from witnesses who were at the Marathon Gas at the time of the assault. Additionally, there has been no information at this time to indicate that this incident is gang related.

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