CCSO

Rustburg - Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to two shooting incidents in different areas of Campbell County in the early hours of Sunday, June 13, 2021. One subject is in custody, while one remains at large.

At approximately 1 a.m., the Campbell County E-911 Call Center received a distress call directing assistance to the parking lot of a convenience store located on U.S. Route 29 (14480 Wards Road, Lynchburg, VA).  The caller indicated that a subject was shot.  Upon investigation, deputies were able to to locate the injured subject at a different convenience store (14074 Wards Road, Lynchburg, VA), and the subject received assistance for a gunshot wound to the upper torso. 

This remains an active, ongoing investigation.

At approximately 3 a.m., the Campbell County E-911 Call Center received a distress call indicating that two subjects had been shot and injured at a residence on Caroline Avenue, located in Brookneal, VA. Upon arrival, first responders and law enforcement personnel immediately treated and transported two subjects for treatment.  At last contact, both victims were in stable condition.

As a result of a preliminary investigation, Sherry Marie Wright, age 41, of Brookneal, VA has been charged with two counts of malicious wounding, and two counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony. Wright is currently being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail without bond.

Anyone with information regarding either of these incidents has been asked to contact the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office at 434-332-9574 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900. You may also visit Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at www.cvcrimestoppers.org, enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com, or use the P3 app on your mobile device.