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      Early Morning Shooting at Wal-Mart on Wards Rd

      Lynchburg, VA- An early morning shooting in the Wards Rd Wal-Mart parking lot has left one man injured.

      At 1:29 a.m. officers responded to 3900 Wards Rd at the Wal-Mart in reference to a disorderly group in the parking lot. When Officers arrived, they found a large group of people on the lot, and an adult male that had been shot.

      Officers were able to identify the suspect quickly, and he was taken into custody without incident. The firearm was also recovered and seized at the scene.

      The male victim was transported the Lynchburg General Hospital with non-life threatening injury.

      This incident appears to be an ongoing verbal dispute between parties, and was not a random act.

      The suspect was identified as Daneion Scott Jennings, white male, 23 years of age, from Forest, VA. Jennings has been charged with Malicious Wounding, and the Use of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony.

      This incident is currently under investigation by the Lynchburg Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division.

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