Lynchburg Police are investigating a shooting at Fifth and Federal Streets just before 5pm yesterday. Witnesses reported seeing two groups shooting at each other in the Family Dollar parking lot. Two nearby businesses were struck by gunfire and casings were found in the area. No one was injured in the incident.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Lynchburg police. 

Here is the entire news release from Lynchburg Police:

Shooting at Fifth and Federal Streets

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating after a shooting at Fifth and Federal Streets this afternoon. 

On December 6, 2021 at 4:48 p.m., officers responded to the area of Fifth and Federal Streets for a report of shots fired. Witnesses reported seeing two groups shooting at each other in the Family Dollar parking lot. Two nearby businesses were struck by gunfire and casings were found in the area. No one was injured in the incident. 

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) 455-6174 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6041 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.

This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.