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UPDATE: Lynchburg shooting suspect arrested

Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:13:56 AM EST   Updated On: Aug 25 2013 08:31:04 PM EDT
Teron William Slaughter is considered armed and dangerous

8:05 p.m. update:

Teron William Slaughter was taken into custody by Lynchburg Police Officers around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

He was located in the 800 block of Wise Street.  He was transported to the Magistrate where he was held with no bond at the Lynchburg Blue Ridge Regional Jail. 


From Lynchburg Police:

On 08/25/13 at 0128 hours, officers responded to the area of the 844 Greenfield Drive at the James Crossing Apartments in reference to a person being shot.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found the adult victim with a gunshot wound.  The victim was then transported to Lynchburg General Hospital by the Lynchburg Fire Department.

The victim was treated by LGH for a non-life threatening injury.

A suspect was developed, and his information is as follows:

Teron William Slaughter, black male, 6’1, 230 lbs (dob 10/05/1993), and has a braided hair. 

Slaughter has been charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony

The warrants are active at this time, and Slaughter is not in custody.  He should be considered armed and dangerous.