Lynchburg police say Joseph Sanzone was shot and wounded last night at the River Loft apartments in downtown Lynchburg. He is being treated at Lynchburg General Hospital for what is described as a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Sanzone is a prominent defense lawyer who has been involved a number of high-profile cases.
NEWS RELEASE FROM LYNCHBURG POLICE:
On 04/11/2015 at approximately 8:56 pm, the Lynchburg Police Department responded to a report of a malicious wounding that had just occurred at the Lynchburg River Lofts apartments in the 1000 Block of Jefferson Street. Upon arrival, officers identified the victim as Joseph A. Sanzone. Mr. Sanzone was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital where he is being treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
The matter remains under investigation by the Lynchburg Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division.