UPDATE:

– Two suspects from the shooting on Poplar Street (June 29) were arrested yesterday evening in Farmville, Virginia.

On July 1, 2022, at 5:03 p.m., the Farmville Police Department (FPD) responded to a report of suspicious activity at the Super 8 by Wyndham Farmville located at 2012 S. Main Street. Upon arrival, FPD officers located Richard McDaniel and Taurus McDaniel in the parking lot of the hotel. Both were arrested, without incident, and transported to Piedmont Regional Jail where they are currently being held without bond.

The Lynchburg Police Department would like to thank the Farmville Police Department, Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office, and Piedmont Regional Jail for assistance in this case.

This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be provided as an update to this news release.

EARLIER: Lynchburg Police are looking for two suspects in a shooting on Poplar Street Wednesday night. A 16-year-old male received several gunshot wounds to the leg. His injuries are not life-threatening. Richard Lamont McDaniel (44) and Taurus Lamont McDaniel (41), both of Lynchburg, are wanted on the following charges:  

They are considered armed and dangerous and both remain at large.   

UPDATE: Shooting on Poplar Street – Suspects Sought

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department has identified two suspects in the shooting on Poplar Street last night.

Richard Lamont McDaniel (44) and Taurus Lamont McDaniel (41), both of Lynchburg, are wanted on the following charges:

They are considered armed and dangerous and both remain at large.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Dubie at (434) 455-6102 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device. Anyone who may have captured video of this incident on a security or doorbell camera is asked to share the footage on the Neighbors portal.

This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be provided as an update to this news release.