One dead, one arrested after Dollar General shooting in Lynchburg, police say

LYNCHBURG, Va.Update 11:20 pm:

The Lynchburg Police Department said they have made an arrest after the shooting that left a man dead Tuesday afternoon at a Dollar General in Lynchburg.

The victim of the shooting, 28-year-old Trevor Weeks, was shot multiple times and was in critical condition when he was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment, but later passed away, according to police.

Police said 22-year-old Caleb Spinner has been arrested and charged with the following:

  • Murder in the 2nd degree,

  • Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony,

  • Reckless handling of a firearm,

  • Discharge of a firearm in a public place.

Spinner is currently being held without bond at the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing, police said, and no further information was released.

You can contact Detective Davis at (434) 455-6166 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900, or you can enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device to report information about this incident.

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Original Story:

A man is in critical condition after authorities said he was shot at a Dollar General in Lynchburg.

On Tuesday at 4:02 pm, police said they responded to the Dollar General at 6113 Boonsboro Road for a disorderly man.

Before officers could arrive, witnesses reported the shooting had happened near the entrance of the store, police said.

When police got to the scene, officers said they located a man with several gunshot wounds.

The man was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of critical injuries, according to police.

Authorities reported that they took a man into custody at the store without incident and that there is no threat to the community at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have information about this incident, you can contact Detective Davis at (434) 455-6166 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900, or you can enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.

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