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UPDATE: Lynchburg shooting suspect arrested

By Web Staff, news@wdbj7.com
Published On: Aug 17 2013 10:54:57 AM EDT
Updated On: Aug 27 2013 01:00:04 PM EDT
Jeremiah Scott

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Jeremiah Scott

LYNCHBURG, Va. -

A suspect in a Lynchburg shooting on August 17 was arrested Tuesday in the city.

25-year-old Jeremiah Scott was arrested in the 300 block of Towne Crier Road. He is being held without bond at the Lynchburg Blue Ridge Regional Jail.

Scott is accused of shooting Raymond Braxton in the stomach on Aug. 17 at the intersection of 11th Street and Monroe Street. Braxton, 48, is still being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Scott is charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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A suspect has been identified in connection to a shooting on August 17 in Lynchburg.

The shooting happened around 12:30 am. August 17 at the intersection of 11th Street and Monroe Street.

25-year-old Jeremiah Scott is a suspect in the shooting, according to the Lynchburg Police Department. Scott has three outstanding felony warrants out for aggravated malicious wounding, using a firearm in commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Scott is considered armed and dangerous.

48-year-old Raymond Braxton of Greensboro, N.C., was shot in the stomach. He is still hospitalized. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

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Lynchburg police are still looking for a suspect after an early morning shooting.

Officers were called to the intersection of 11th Street and Monroe Avenue just before 12:30 this morning for reports of shots fired.

When officers arrived, they found a 48-year old Raymond Braxton with a gunshot wound to the stomach.

He was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital.

He's expected to be okay.