Lynchburg police are investigating a homicide at James Crossing Apartments yesterday afternoon. Shortly after 4pm, 29-year-old Wendell Scott Morris was found with a gunshot wound in the 800-block of Greenfield Drive. He died at the scene.
Lynchburg Police are investigating whether a malicious wounding in the 25-hundred block of Otey Street last night may be related to the homicide. Officers responded just before 7pm and found a man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital; no word yet on his condition.