A former Lynchburg Chief of Police and his wife died in an apparent murder suicide this morning. Just after 8am officers responded to a shooting at a home in the 4500 block of Golf Park Drive and found a man and woman inside. The deceased were identified as 90-year-old Calvin E. Robertson, Jr., and 88-year-old Gloria Robertson. Calvin Robertson served as an officer with the LPD from 1955 through 1987 and was chief of police from October 1981 until his retirement in 1987.
Nearby Perrymont Elementary school was briefly placed on lockdown until police determined there was no threat to the school or the community.
Earlier: The Lynchburg Police Department is currently on scene and investigating a shooting that occurred this morning on Golf Park Drive.
On February 3, 2022 at 8:15 a.m. officers responded to the 4500 block of Golf Park Drive in reference to shots fired. Perrymont Elementary School immediately went on lockdown but that has since been lifted as there is no threat to the school or the community at this time.