LPD: 51-year-old dies in weekend shooting

posted by Caroline J. Cook - 

March 5, 2018 -  Lynchburg Police are investigating a shooting in Diamond Hill that left a 51-year-old dead on Sunday.

Police said officers responded to Fillmore Street near 17th Street around 11:15 p.m. where they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.

LPD said the Lynchburg Fire Department was called to the scene to help, but the victim, identified as Ricky Johnson, Sr., of Lynchburg, died from his injured on the scene.

Police said this is an active and ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this crime, be it witnessing individuals leaving the area, arguing outside, or anything you believe to be pertinent to this case is asked to contact Detective T.C. Barley at (434) 455-6162 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.

For more information and updates on this story from ABC-13 WSET, click  HERE.

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