Incident

1-05-2019 Virginia Lynchburg 1-1

Location

January 05, 2019

100 block of Watergate Dr
Lynchburg, Virginia
Geolocation: 37.362, -79.2016

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 6
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Age: 4
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child injured by child

Notes

older child accidentally shot when younger sibling found pistol and fired it at home, mother charged

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 6
State Senate District: 23
State House District: 23