The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left a 26-year-old Lynchburg man dead.

The shooting occurred Monday around the area of River Bend Road in Altavista, according to a Tuesday news release from the sheriff’s office.

Officials identified the man as Christopher James Tench. Investigators discovered his body on private property in Pittsylvania County after someone reported that a man was shot during a dispute.

Officials have not announced any arrests in the ongoing investigation. Tench’s body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s office in Roanoke.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Investigator Stuart Herndon with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office at (434) 332-9574 or call Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900.

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Richard Chumney covers breaking news and public safety for The News & Advance. Reach him at (434) 385-5547. 

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