Lynchburg Police Release More Information on Officer-Involved Shooting

Lynchburg, VA -Lynchburg Police Chief Parks Snead released more information Wednesday about the officer-involved shooting last week.

The chief confirms an officer in uniform accidentally shot Officer Gary Hilber, mistaking Hilber for an armed suspect outside McCausland Ridge apartments under low light conditions.

Snead says Hilber was wearing plain clothes, not his uniform, when he was shot.

Snead says the investigation is ongoing, and he maintaining contact with the Commonwealth's Attorney and City Manager regarding the investigation.