Police: Lynchburg man charged after firing gun into ground during fight
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- The Lynchburg Police Department said a man has been arrested after a gun was fired during a fight on 1st Street Friday morning.
Police said officers responded to the 900 block for a possibly malicious wounding around 7:22 a.m.
When they got to the scene, they determined that two men had gotten into a fight and a gun had been intentionally fired into the ground.
Nobody was injured by the projectile.
As a result of the investigation, Elizah Kenta Rose, 38, of Lynchburg was charged with assault and battery, brandishing a firearm, recklessly handling of a firearm, and discharge a firearm within city limits.
Rose was arrested without incident and taken to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail where he is being held without bond.
Police said this is an active and ongoing investigation.
Anyone with further information related to this case is asked to contact Detective Blomquist at (434)485-7267.
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