Lynchburg Police are investigating a weekend homicide. It happened shortly after 2am Sunday at the Shalom Apartments on Federal Street. Police found a man outside of the complex with a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was identified as Dwight O’Neil Gilmore, 34, of Lynchburg. There’s no word on any suspects.
Here is the entire news release from Lynchburg Police:
Homicide at Shalom Apartments
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight at Shalom Apartments.
On May 22, 2022 at 2:16 a.m., officers responded to 702 Federal Street for report of a malicious wounding. Once on scene, officers found a man outside of the complex with a gunshot wound to the head. Life-saving measures were attempted but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim was identified as Dwight O’Neil Gilmore, 34, of Lynchburg.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Scott at (434) 455-6174 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
Anyone who may have captured video of any of this incident on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6041 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.