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Altavista man arrested for attempted murder at Lynchburg apartment complex

Calvin Trequan Harrison

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Lynchburg Police say they are investigating an attempted murder.

On Tuesday, police say they responded to the 800-block of Greenfield Drive to investigate several calls from citizens of reported gunfire outside of the apartment complex.

Officers were able to determine that there was gunfire exchanged between two individuals, and that they had been in a verbal confrontation before the shooting.

Police say they suspect, 21-year-old Calvin Traquan Harrison, of Altavista tried to shoot the victim.

The girlfriend of the victim was hit in the leg with bullet fragments and received minor injuries.

With help from the U.S. Marshals Service, police were able to locate Harrison later that day in an apartment in the James Crossing Apartments on Greenfield Drive.

They say he was arrested without incident.

For the shooting, Harrison was charged with attempted murder.

Police say he was also arrested on several outstanding warrants from the Campbell County Sheriff's Office and Halifax County Sheriff's Office, including charges related to firearms.

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