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UPDATE from Lynchburg Police: As a result of the on-going investigation into this case,
On January 5, 2019, Jamik Tyree Walker 21 year-old resident of Lynchburg was arrested and charged with Assault by Mob (Misdemeanor), and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor (2 counts) This investigation continues.

PREVIOUS from Lynchburg Police: On January 4, 2019, members of the Lynchburg Police Department’s Investigations Bureau arrested the following two individuals in connection with the fight that occurred prior to the shooting:
– Tai’he Jeter, a 22-year-old resident of Lynchburg was charged with Assault by Mob (Misdemeanor), and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor (2 counts).
– 17-year-old juvenile resident of Lynchburg was charged with Assault by Mob (Misdemeanor).


This case is active and ongoing. More arrests are expected. No further information about this case will be released except as an update to this press release. The Lynchburg Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in providing information related to this incident. Anyone with knowledge concerning what happened during this incident is asked to contact Detective Dubie at (434) 455-6102. Additionally, anyone can provide tips and information anonymously through Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at any time.

PREVIOUS: Lynchburg Police are looking for the person or persons who fired shots at an apartment building late yesterday. One of the bullets grazed a five-year-old child. Police say it happened at the Birchwood Apartments, and it was connected to an earlier fight there. The child was treated at the scene for a superficial wound.

From Lynchburg Police: On Thursday January 3, 2019 at 5:50 pm, officers with the Lynchburg Police Department responded to the 200-block of Hillside Ct. in reference to multiple reports of shots being fired. When units arrived on the scene, they found one of the buildings had been struck multiple times. One occupant of the building, a five-year-old child was grazed by a bullet. The child was treated at the scene for a superficial injury. No one else was injured in the incident. The suspects fled the scene in a vehicle before officer’s arrival. It is believed that this is an isolated incident and is related to a fight that occurred in the Birchwood Apartment complex prior to this incident

This case is active and ongoing. No further information about this case will be released except as an update to this press release. The Lynchburg Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in providing information related to this incident. Anyone with knowledge concerning what happened during this incident is asked to contact Detective Dubie at (434) 455-6102. Additionally, anyone can provide tips and information anonymously through Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at any time.