Police: 3 men charged in incident involving shooting of paintballs in Lynchburg

(Photo: Lynchburg Police Department)

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- According to Lynchburg Police, they have taken dozens of reports vehicles, residences, businesses, and billboards being struck by paintballs.

Police say that on January 12 between 9:00 p.m. and 9:10 p.m. officers received multiple reports of individuals launching paintballs from a moving vehicle at other moving vehicles, residences and businesses in the area of Wards Road and Fort Ave.

They say officers were able to locate the reported vehicle at the area of Fort Ave and Memorial Ave.

According to police, officers were able to stop the vehicle which was occupied by three males, David Alexander Walker, 20, of Amherst, Daniel Elijah Walker, 19, of Amherst and Eric Faulkner Camplin, 19, of Bedford.

Police say they located slingshots and a large quantity of paint balls inside the vehicle.

They say the three males have been charged with four counts of maliciously throw a missile at or against an occupied motor vehicle.

All three suspects have been transported to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail.

They were each released on bond Saturday afternoon.

The investigation is ongoing.

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